Sierra Robert De La Salle explorer

1. Robert De La Salle was originally from Rouen France.

Rouen France

2. La salle explored North America.

North America

3. La Salle explored the great lakes region.

Great lakes

4. La Salle was sent by King Louis XIV his mission was to explore and establish fur trade routes along the Mississippi.

fur trade routes

5. He increased fur trade routes.

fur trade

6. His exploration started in late 1660's and continued for two decades.

two decades.

7. Each of La Salle's voyages lasted about a year.

voyage

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