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VII.—The Canadian Rockies. Part I : On a Collection of Middle Cambrian Fossils obtained by Edward Whymper, Esq., F.R.G.S., from Mount Stephen, British Columbia1

  • Henry Woodward

In the Summer of 1901 my friend Mr. Edward Whymper, the well-known traveller, mountain explorer, and writer, paid a visit to the watershed of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and during a stay at Field, the highest pass reached on the Canadian and Pacific Railroad, he examined the slopes of Mount Stephen, and at a height of 6,000 feet on its northern side found numerous Trilobites, and brought home a considerable collection.

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page 502 note 2 After they have been examined by me Mr. Whymper will present them to the British Museum (Natural History).

page 503 note 1 Report on the Geological Structure of a portion of the Rocky Mountains” : Geol. and Nat. Hist. Surv. Canada, new series, vol. ii (1886–7), pp. 2830d, with section.

1 Read before the British Association for the Advancement of Science (Section C, Geology), Belfast, September 11th, 1902.

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