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1645, Sep 211670s-1690s1700+
a French Canadian explorer known for his discoveries in North America. Jolliet and Jesuit Father Jacques Marquette, a Catholic priest and missionary, were the first non-Natives to explore and map the Mississippi River in 1673.
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05/17/1673-Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette begin exploring Mississippi 
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Louis Jolliet1645, Sep 211670
 
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Anthony de la Rocheunknown1674
 
 
1675unknown
 an English merchant born in London to a French Huguenot father and an English mother. During a co...
Charles Albanel16161649
 
16961696, Jun 11
 a French missionary explorer in Canada, and a Jesuit priest. In 1649, he arrived in Canada at Tad...
Willem de Vlamingh1640, Nov 281688
 
 
1698unknown
 a Dutch sea-captain who explored the central west coast of Australia (then "New Holland") in the ...
Lionel Wafer16401679
 
17051705
 a Welsh explorer, buccaneer and privateer. A ship's surgeon, Wafer made several voyages to the So...
William Dampier1651, Sep1673
 
17151715, Mar
 the first Englishman to explore parts of what is today Australia, and the first person to circumn...
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