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Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857
And of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858

Volume 2

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - North American History

  • Date Published: March 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108070898

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  • Born in Nottingham, Henry Youle Hind (1823–1908) moved to Canada in 1846. He joined the newly formed Canadian Institute in 1849 and later taught chemistry and geology at Trinity College in Toronto. In 1857–8, he made a range of observations during two expeditions to investigate underexplored areas of Canada and their agricultural and mineral potential to support future settlement. Illustrated with a number of plates based on photographs, this two-volume work first appeared in 1860. Intended for a broad readership, the narrative is regarded as a classic of nineteenth-century exploration literature, noted especially for its descriptive use of language and eye for detail. Volume 2 contains the concluding chapters on the 1858 expedition through parts of the Assiniboine, Saskatchewan and other valleys. Following the expedition narrative, Hind considers the lives and culture of the region's indigenous people before closing the volume with geological and climatic observations.

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    • Date Published: March 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108070898
    • length: 510 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.64kg
    • contains: 43 b/w illus. 7 colour illus. 3 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    23. Lake Winnipeg
    24. The mouth of the Little Saskatchewan
    25. From Winnipego-Sis Lake to the summit of the Riding Mountain
    26. Manitobah House
    27. Winter journey with dogs from Fort Garry to Crow Wing
    28. Indian wealth
    29. Indian customs and superstitions
    30. Indian population of British America
    31. Indian title to Red River
    32. Missionary labour and its results
    33. The Hudson's Bay Company
    34. The communication between Canada and Red River
    35. The communication between Red River and the Pacific
    36. Surface geology
    37. The Laurentian and Huronian series
    38. The Silurian and Devonian series
    39. The Carboniferous series
    40. The Cretaceous series
    41. Climate of the Laurentides and the prairies
    42. The locusts and the floods
    Appendix
    Index.

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