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An expedition through the barren lands of northern Canada

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hudson Bay Region -- Description and travel.,
  • Northwest Territories -- Description and travel.,
  • Hudson, Région de la baie d" -- Descriptions et voyages.,
  • Territoires du Nord-Ouest -- Descriptions et voyages.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Burr Tyrrell.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 14431, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 14431
    ContributionsGeological Survey of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (13 fr.)
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23694326M
    ISBN 100665144318

    Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Barren Ground of Northern Canada" See other formats. This is a story about the fur trade and First Nations, and the development of northern Canada, seen and experienced not only through Leonard Flett's eyes, but also through the eyes of his father, grandfather, and lives of indigenous people in remote areas of northern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan in the s and s are examined in detail.

    This is a well-written, interesting book that teaches a lot about the history of the Canadian Arctic and the search for diamonds around the globe. I particularly liked the history of Canada's "Barren Lands" in the north from the s onward. I also learned a great deal of earth science and s: Geography “Northern” Canada encompasses all land above the country’s 60th parallel, which is divided into three territories (from west to east): Yukon, the Northwest Territories and s of 90 per cent of the land in all three is strictly uninhabitable, a barren wasteland of rock, ice and snow, meaning the populated areas are located either in the southern regions, or close to.

    He traveled by canoe and by foot on a Geological Survey of Canada expedition to explore unknown areas of Keewatin District including the Barren Lands. Commander William Wakeham R.N. This was a Canadian Government Expedition to determine the navigation conditions in the Arctic.   By early , Tyrrell had finalized plans for an expedition with his brother James to the Barren Lands (Tyrrell, ). Their successful expedition route was through Dubawnt Lake to Baker Lake and back to Churchill, Manitoba, along the western coast of Hudson Bay.


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This work was reproduced from the original artifactCited by: 2. Title. A second expedition through the barren lands of northern Canada. Author. Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, Extent. [1] leaf of plates: col. map. Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics.

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The Barren Ground of Northern Canada By Warburton Pike () Once or twice some man had made the attempt to reach the land of the Muskox, but had never succeeded in carrying out his object; specimens had been secured by the officers of the various Arctic expeditions, but no one had ever seen much of these animals or of.

When Snow Man originally appeared init joined previously published books--such as Warburton Pike's The Barren Ground of Northern Canada (London and New York, ), Caspar Whitney's On Snow-Shoes to the Barren Grounds (New York, ), J.W. From The Barren Lands Leonard Flett $ – $ The Fur Trade, First Nations, and a Life in Northern Canada This is a story about the fur trade and First Nations, and the development of northern Canada, seen and experienced not only through Leonard Flett’s eyes, but also through the eyes of his father, grandfather, and great.

From the barren lands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a story about the fur trade and First Nations, and the development of northern Canada, seen and experienced not only through Leonard Flett’s eyes, but also through the eyes of /5(1).

John Hornby (–) was an English explorer, best known for his expeditions in the Arctic region, notably in the "barren lands" in the Northwest Territories of was born to a wealthy family in England; his father, A.

Hornby, twice captained England in Test migrated to Canada in Hornby's first trip to the Arctic was to the Great Bear Lake region in Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources. Eskimos fly to new hunting grounds.

Ottawa: DNANR, Editorial and Information Division. (Document for immediate release. 24 May ). Ottawa: National Archives of Canada NAC/RG85//2. Other expeditions seemed to prove that there was no such passage through the continent despite the publicists and speculative geographers.

Samuel Hearne was chosen by the HBC to search for a western passage across the barren lands of northern Canada. He travelled in the s along the Coppermine River to the Arctic Ocean.

A journey to the Barren Lands of Arctic Canada becomes a race against time. In Arthur Moffatt led an expedition consisting of young college students and recent graduates to the Inuit lands of Nunavut, Canada, to follow the path of the Tyrrell expedition and to.

AN EXPEDITION THROUGH THE BARREN LANDS OF NORTHERN CANADA.} By J. BURR TYRRELL, M.A.,F.G.S. IN the spring of the Geolo^,ical Survey of Canada plaeed me in eharge of an e2zpedition sent to explore the unknown area, embracing ab square miles, lyillg nortll of the Churchill River and south-east of Lake Athabasea.Canada's Barren Lands - that rugged, desolate, heroically beautiful part of the Northwest Territories - was one of the last great unexplored areas of North America.

In John Hornby and James Critchell-Bullock set off on a year-long expedition to the Barrens, supported only by their wits and their weapons.Northwest Territories, region of northern and northwestern Canada encompassing a vast area of forests and tundra.

Throughout most of the 20th century, the territories constituted more than one-third of the area of Canada and reached almost from the eastern to the western extremities of the country, across the roof of the North American continent.

The creation in of the territory of.