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Ordeal by ice the search for the Northwest Passage —Mowat, Farley, 1921-
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2004

Mowat links records of 600 years of Arctic exploration for the Northwest Passage into a moving saga. 1973.

Johan Beetz, le petit grand Européen —Soulaine, Sylviane, 1946-
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2007

Aristocrate d'origine belge, Johan Beetz est un des piliers de la Côte-Nord. Non seulement il a réussi à briser le monopole de la Compagnie de la baie d'Hudson, mais il s'est révélé aussi un scientifique de grande ...

Northern traders caribou hair in the stew —Hunter, Archie, 1906-
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2012

This strange and exciting tale of Hunter's life as a Hudson's Bay Company fur trader in the far north is also a graphic record of the dramatic changes that have occurred in northern lifestyles over the past 50 years. 198...

Nahanni river of gold, river of dreams —Hartling, Neil.
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2012

The Nahanni River runs through the diverse landscape of Naanni National Park in the North West Territories. Declared as the first World Heritage Site by the United Nations, this river ranks as one of the most beautiful i...

Frozen in time unlocking the secrets of the Franklin expedition —Beattie, Owen.
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2004

Sir John Franklin's third Arctic expedition set sail in 1845, and disappeared without a trace. During the next decade, 35 expeditions failed to find the missing explorers. In 1981, anthropologist Owen Beattie found a hum...

Prisoners of the North —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
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2005

The five 'prisoners' of the Arctic were Joe Boyle, a wealthy gold prospector; Vihjalmur Stefansson, who claimed to discover a tribe of blond Eskimos; Lady Jane Franklin, widow of famed explorer Sir John Franklin; John Ho...

Discovery of the North the exploration of Canada's Arctic —Francis, Daniel.
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2012

Details the age of Arctic exploration, from Frobisher in the 16th century to Stefansson in the early 20th. 1986.

Frozen in time unlocking the secrets of the Franklin expedition —Beattie, Owen.
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2004

Sir John Franklin's third Arctic expedition set sail in 1845, and disappeared without a trace. During the next decade, 35 expeditions failed to find the missing explorers. In 1981, anthropologist Owen Beattie found a hum...

High latitudes a northern journey —Mowat, Farley, 1921-
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2006

In 1947, Farley Mowat traveled to the Canadian arctic, that vast part of Canada which most Canadians never come to know. Twenty years later, Mowat returned for the most extensive northern trip of his life. In this book, ...

Lost lands, forgotten stories a woman's journey to the heart of Labrador —Pratt, Alexandra J.
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2004

Author Alexandra Pratt read an old National Geographic article about Mina Hubbard, who in 1905 vowed to finish a journey begun by her husband Leonidas. He had died of cold and starvation while making a 600-mile uncharted...

Discovery of the North the exploration of Canada's Arctic —Francis, Daniel.
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2012

Details the age of Arctic exploration, from Frobisher in the 16th century to Stefansson in the early 20th. 1986.

Land of the midnight sun a history of the Yukon —Coates, Kenneth, 1956-
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2011

The Yukon was one of the last places in North America to be developed, yet it was one of the first places where humans arrived on our continent. From that beginning to present times, the authors tell the story of the Yuk...

Tungsten John being an account of some inconclusive but nonetheless informative attempts to reach the South Nahanni River by foot and bicycle —Harris, John, 1942-
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2011

Harris' subtitle says it all: 'Being an Account of some inconclusive but nonetheless informative attempts to reach the South Nahanni River by foot and bicycle', interspersed with stories of research into a number of star...

Land of the long day —Wilkinson, Douglas, 1919-
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2012

In a year spent on Baffin Island as a member of an Inuit family, Wilkinson fished, hunted and followed the trapline in the search for food. c1955.

Marching orders a memoir —Dennis, Lloyd A.
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2009

Dennis, an influential Canadian educator and co-author of the Hall-Dennis Report on education, recounts his childhood and schooling in northern Ontario, where his family struggled to survive work in lumber camps and reso...

The sinking of the Princess Sophia taking the North down with her —Coates, Kenneth, 1956-
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2004

In 1918, the steamer Princess Sophia left Alaska for Vancouver, but during a storm she ran aground on Vanderbilt Reef. There were no survivors. Tracing the stories of many of the 353 aboard the Sophia - how they had gone...

Arctic justice on trial for murder, Pond Inlet, 1923 —Grant, Shelagh D. (Shelagh Dawn), 1938-
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2011

Although there was no Canadian law enforcement in the Eastern High Arctic when a crazed white fur trader was killed by an Inuk, authorities put Nuqallaq and two other Baffin Island Inuit on trial. The Canadian government...

True North the Yukon and Northwest Territories —Morrison, William R. (William Robert), 1942-
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2009

Morrison brings together the idea of the Canadian North with the idea of it as a frontier. He covers the gold rush of the 1800s, the fur trade and the growth of the population in that region. c1998.

Nahanni river of gold, river of dreams —Hartling, Neil.
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2012

The Nahanni River runs through the diverse landscape of Naanni National Park in the North West Territories. Declared as the first World Heritage Site by the United Nations, this river ranks as one of the most beautiful i...

Klondike the last great gold rush, 1896-1899 —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
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2006

A popular history of the 19th century gold rush in the Klondike region of the Yukon Territories. 1972.

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