Exploratory Survey of Part of the Lewes, Tat-on-Duc, Porcupine, Bell, Trout, Peel, and Mackenzie Rivers, 1887-88
Report of William Ogilvie's exploration of Lewes or Yukon River in 1887 and Tat-on-Duc, Porcupine, Bell, Trout, Peel, and Mackenzie rivers in 1888. Includes information on native peoples, resources, minerals, plants, and magnetic and meteorological observations.
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