What did Samuel de Champlain do in New France?
What did Chantal Champlain discover about the Great Lakes?
- Champlain was the first European to describe the Great Lakes, and published maps of his journeys and accounts of what he learned from the natives and the French living among the Natives.
Where is the Champlain Sea located in North America?
- Champlain Sea: a past inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in North America, over the St. Lawrence, the Saguenay, and the Richelieu rivers, to over Lake Champlain, which inlet disappeared many thousands years before Champlain was born.
Where did Samuel de Champlain first set foot in Vermont?
- By 1597 he was a "capitaine d'une compagnie" serving in a garrison near Quimper. Champlain and guide in Isle La Motte, Vermont, at the site Champlain is said to have first set foot in Vermont (and encamped) in 1609.
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