New Northwest exploration

report of exploration in Saskatchewan and Alberta north of the surveyed area, seasons 1908 & 1909
  • 64 Pages
  • 1.80 MB
  • English
Govt. Print. Bureau , Ottawa
Descriptions et voyages, Description and t
Statementby Frank J.P. Crean
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 9-90242, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 9-90242
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of the Interior
The Physical Object
Format[microform] :
Pagination2 microfiches (64 fr.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25460666M
ISBN 100659902427

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