Maps and Descriptions of Routes of Exploration in Alaska in 1898: With General Information Concerning the Territory (Ten Maps in Accompanying Envelope) ....

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Printed in the Engraving and printing division of the United States Geological survey, 1899 - Alaska - 138 pages
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Page 32 - The field work for this paper was done in the latter part of August and the first part of September, 1906.
Page 25 - April 1 April 2 April 3 April 4 April 5 April 6 April 7 April 8 April 9 April 10 April 11 April 12 April 13 April 14 April 15 April 16 April 17 April 18 April 19 April 20 April 21 April 22 April 23 April 24 April 25 April 26 April 27 April 28 April 29 April 30 May 1 May 2 May 3 /b/d,BkIII,ch. 12 Ibid. 'The Psalms' Pilgrim 's Regress, Bk IX, ch.
Page 85 - RG 1890: Report on an exploration in the Yukon and Mackenzie Basins, NWT; Geol.
Page 26 - July 1. July 2. July 3. July 4. July 5. July 6. July 7. July 8. July 9. July 10. July 11. July 12. July 13. July 14. July 15. July 16. July 17. July 18. July 19. July 20. July 21. July 22.
Page 85 - With numerous maps and illustrations and regulations governing placer mining. Published by authority of the Department of the Interior of the Dominion of Canada. Toronto : The Hunter, Rose Co., 1898.
Page 109 - GPO (1939); Constitution, Art. V, 1; Certificate of Adoption, p. 4; 48 Stat. 986-87, 13 and 16. The population of Karluk around 1880 was 302. Report on the Population, Industries, and Resources of Alaska by Ivan Petroff, p. 29, HR Misc. Doc. No. 42, Pt. 8, 47th Cong., 2d Sess. In 1920 it was 99; in 1929 it was 192; in 1939 it was 189. 16th Census of the United States (1940), Population, vol. 1, Number of Inhabitants, p. 1193.
Page 52 - ... before the rush, showed a small village called "Valdes" at a time when what's now Anchorage didn't even merit a blip on the map. The surveyors reported that when they landed on April 7, snow was six feet deep and "the reindeer counted on for transportation had not been brought." They went on to say, "about a dozen white men have married into the native tribes and have become residents there, being engaged in trade or some other industry, such as blue fox raising.
Page 52 - It lies between 2 35' and 7 9' south latitude, and 36 41' and 40 6T west longitude. It is bounded on the north and north-east by the ocean, on the west by Piauhy, on the south by Pernambuco, and on the east by Parahyba and Rio Grande do Norte. It has a sea-coast of upwards of 120 leagues and an area of 4,500 square leagues. PROVINCE OF RIO GRANDE DO NORTE. HOW BOUNDED. It is bounded on the west by Ceara and Parahyba, from which...
Page 121 - ... might not be exterminated, in 1805 the Eussian Government prohibited their killing for a period of five years, and the rookeries regained their numbers. For a few years after the transfer of Alaska to the United States indiscriminate slaughter of the seals was carried on by seven different firms. In 1869 the islands were declared a Government reservation, and a company of soldiers stationed on them. In 1870 the seal fisheries were leased for twenty years to the Alaska Commercial Company, of San...
Page 102 - Sheep Creek Basin lies to the southeast of Silver Bow Basin, at a distance of about 3 miles, and the two areas are separated by a divide. The direction of the mines of the two localities from one another is the same as the strike of the schistosity of the country, or as the course of Gastineau Channel. They are, in fact, on a continuous belt of quartz deposits. The rocks of the basin consist of carbonaceous and micaceous schists, whose strike is N. 40 W. and dip 70 N".

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