Polar Region Explorers 2-book Bundle
River Rough, River Smooth / Arctic NaturalisteBook - 2016
Presenting a special 2-book bundle of Anthony Dalton's outstanding writing on Canada's polar regions, their history, and their greatest explorers. Includes: River Rough, River Smooth Manitoba's Hayes River runs over 600 km, from Norway House to Hudson Bay. Traditionally used for transport and hunting by the indigenous Cree, it became a major fur trade route from the 17th to 19th centuries. This is the account of the author's journey on the Hayes in the company of modern-day voyageurs reliving the past. Arctic Naturalist J. Dewey Soper was the last of the great pioneer naturalists in Canada, and spent many years in the Arctic, where he discovered the breeding grounds of the blue goose and charted the final unknown region of Baffin Islands coastline.
Publisher: [United States] : Dundurn : Made available through hoopla, 2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource