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Glacial studies in the Canadian Rockies and Selkirks

W. H. Sherzer

Glacial studies in the Canadian Rockies and Selkirks

preliminary report

by W. H. Sherzer

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciers -- Rocky Mountains.,
  • Glaciers -- Selkirk Range.

  • Edition Notes

    Smithsonian expedition, season of 1904.

    Statementby William Hittell Sherzer.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 47, art. 36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 453-496, [13] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22941358M
    LC Control Number16011023

    They stayed at the hotels that were built by the Canadian Pacific Railway to accommodate and attract visitors to the Canadian Rockies. Vaughan attended elementary and high school in Moose Jaw and then went on a trip to Europe, South America, South Africa and Egypt, traveling with her first-cousin, Ethel Kirk Grayson. Will and I spent 3 days (2 nights) in the area. We climbed three routes. The first day we hiked in and then climbed the popular West Ridge () of Rexford, which took just a few hours and got us back to camp in time to eat dinner with my mom, who had hiked up that day to spend the night at camp before hiking out the next second day we climbed Dairyland (d) on the .

    Read Glaciers of the Rockies and Selkirks by Arthur Philemon Coleman Oliver Wheeler for free with a 30 day free trial. Read unlimited* books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. The traveller going westwards from the prairie finds the way blocked by a grim wall of cliffs rising 7, or 8, feet above the sea and justifying. Night comes to relieve us both. One is glad, however, to think that this Gold Range "seems to have been provided by nature for the railway, in compensation perhaps for the enormous difficulties that had to be overcome in the Rockies and Selkirks." At Craigellachie the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Line was driven on November 7th,

    Canadian Rockies Andrew Terker 43 The notice in the bulletin promised ''some of the most spectacular touring country in the world." We were not disappointed. On Ap , the four of us (Dan Eaton, Joe Siebert, Steve Estvanik and myself) arrived in Banff to register for our five-day trip to Mt. Assini­. Selkirks sent the rank-and-file Mountaineer scurrying to sources of information to find out just where the Selkirks might be. For, though most of us had vague recollections of having encountered the name some­ where, we had but hazy notions of some equally hazy mountains being lo­ cated somewhere between the Arctic Circle and the 49th parallel.


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