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Pangnirtung

(Encyclopedia) Pangnirtung păng˝nərtŭng´ [key], trading post, E Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada. It is a post of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a center for Inuit…

Fort George

(Encyclopedia) Fort George, river, c.480 mi (770 km) long, rising in Lake Nichicun, E Que., Canada. It flows W into James Bay at Fort George, a Hudson's Bay Company trading post.

Fort Albany

(Encyclopedia) Fort Albany, Canadian fur-trading post, N Ont., at the mouth of the Albany River on James Bay. It was founded (before 1682) by the Hudson's Bay Company as one of its…

Fort Union

(Encyclopedia) Fort Union, trading post of the American Fur Company, erected in 1828 near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, on the Mont.-N.Dak. line; it controlled…

Attawapiskat

(Encyclopedia) Attawapiskat ăt˝əwəpĭs´kăt [key], river, c.465 mi (750 km) long, flowing E from Attawapiskat Lake, N Ontario, Canada, then N and E into James Bay. The trading posts of…

La Tuque

(Encyclopedia) La Tuque lä tük [key], town (1991 pop. 10,003), S Que., Canada, on the St. Maurice River, NW of Quebec. La Tuque, in a lumbering and farming region, was established as a…

Moisie

(Encyclopedia) Moisie mwäzē´ [key], river, 210 mi (338 km) long, rising in E Que., Canada, near the Labrador border, and flowing S to the St. Lawrence. The Hudson's Bay Company…

Derby

(Encyclopedia) Derby dûr´bē [key], city (1990 pop. 12,199), New Haven co., SW Conn., at the confluence of the Naugatuck and Housatonic rivers, opposite Shelton; founded 1642 as a…

Nova Sofala

(Encyclopedia) Nova Sofala nô´və so͝ofä´lə [key], city, SE Mozambique, on Mozambique Channel. An early Arab trading post, it was settled by the Portuguese in 1505, when a fort was…