Search for the Blue Goose: J. Dewey Soper : the Arctic Adventures of a Canadian Naturalist
Between 1923 and 1931, J. Dewey Soper traversed 50,000 km of Arctic wilderness in search of the nesting grounds of the legendary ‘blue goose.’ He kept extensive diaries of his travels and left behind an impressive collection of Arctic watercolors. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
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Akatuga Andrew Cordon Bay Arctic exploration Arctic Institute Beechey Island Bernhard Hantzsch birds blue geese blue goose nesting Blue Goose River boat Bowman Bay Bylot Island caches camp Canadian Arctic Recollections canoes Cape Dorchester Cape Dorset caribou Carolyn coast of Baffin Constance Martin Cumberland Sound Devon Island Dewey Soper dogs Ellesmere Island Eskimos Foxe Basin Foxe Peninsula Franklin Expedition goose nesting grounds Hantzsch River Hudson's Bay Company hunter hunting iceberg igloo Inlet Institute of North interior of Baffin Inuit companions Inuit friends Inuit named journey June Koukdjuak River Kuncovik Lake Harbour Lancaster Sound land miles Museum of Canada mystery National Museum natural scientist Nettilling Lake northern Northwest Passage numbers Nuwata Pangnirtung Fiord reach Nettilling return to Ottawa Roly sailed sealskin Shilmilik ship sledge Soper and Shappa Soper family Soper found Soper's career southern Baffin Island trip Unga Voyage watercolours weather western Baffin wildlife winter