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Observations during a voyage from England to Fort Vancouver, on the north-west coast of America

Observations during a voyage from England to Fort Vancouver, on the north-west coast of America

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Published by s.n. in [Edinburgh? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels.,
  • Meteorology -- Observations,
  • Natural history.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEdinburgh new philosophical journal.
    Statementby Meredith Gairdner.
    GenreObservations
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 90027
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (16 fr.)
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17447378M
    ISBN 100665900279


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In AprilGeorge Vancouver entered the Strait of Juan de Fuca and commenced his exploration of Puget Sound. He named every island, mountain, waterway, and point of land in sight -- 75 in all. Vancouver was the youngest of five children in a well-to-do family from King's Lynn, Norfolk, England. Journal of a voyage on the north west coast of North America during the years, and Transcribed and translated by Wessie Tipping Lamb.

Edited with an introd. and notes by W. Kaye Lamb. Toronto: Champlain Society, The original manuscript is now held by the Toronto Public Library.

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