The great explorer: Charles Edward Douglas. Charles Douglas was a mountaineer, and this power point will tell you a bit about him. This is the part of New Zealand that Charles Douglas Explored:. Charles Douglas explored the west side of New Zealand. Places that Charlie Douglas explored:
Charles Douglas was a mountaineer, and this power point will tell you a bit about him.
Charles Douglas explored the west side of New Zealand.
*Whitcombe River (1800’s)
*Wanganui River (1890’s)
*Cook River (1894)
*Paringa river valley (1874)
*Franz Josef Glacier(1893)
*Lands borough river (1870’s)
*Jackson River (1870’s)
*Fox Glacier (1880’s)
There are many many more.
Charles Edward Douglas (left), Arthur Paul Harper, and Douglas's dog Betsey Jane in the valley of the Cook River in 1894
There are various landmarks in New Zealand that are named after Charles Edward Douglas, Such As:
Mount Douglas, at the head of Fox Glacier
Douglas pass, through the Hooker range
Douglas River, is a river of the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island
Douglas Neve and Glacier west of Mount Sefton.
Back in the day, Charles was quite famous for his magnificent explorations.
Born on:The 1st of July in 1840-Edinburgh, Scotland
Died:23 May 1916-Hokitika, New Zealand
Job/Occupation: Explorer, Surveyor
Parents:Martha Brook and James Douglas
He was never married and had no children.
Charles Douglas was the youngest of 6 children. None of their names were mentioned in any websites.
Charles Douglas once said a very enthusiastic quote, that inspired many people:
“If all information you need is in your mind, then go out and investigate.”-Charles Edward Douglas
Charles Douglas was a great explorer, he was kind, adventurous, motivated, and very determined to reach his goals. He is by far the best explorer of New Zealand.
By Natalie Lin