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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Fleming, Sandford, 1827-1915.
Report of progress on the explorations and surveys up to January, 1874.
Ottawa, Printed by Maclean, Roger & Co., 1874
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sandford Fleming; Charles Horetzky; John Macoun; Marcus Smith; J H Rowan; Walter Moberly; H Spencer Palmer; Alexander Mackenzie; Alfred Richard Cecil Selwyn; George Vancouver; Canada. Department of Public Works.
|Notes:||"Sheets", or plates, no. 8, 10-11, 13-16 were issued later than the report, in a case lettered: Canadian Pacific railway, Sandford Fleming, engineer-in-chief. Maps and charts to accompany Report no the explorations and surveys up to January, 1874.
At head of title: Canadian Pacific railway. Sandford Fleming, engineer-in-chief.
Report made to Alexander Mackenzie, minister of public works.
Six pages (34.1-34.6)--and 1 leaf follow p. 34.
|Description:||xi p. 2 leaves, 286 (i.e. 294) p. 16 folded pl. (incl. maps) 25 cm.|
|Contents:||A. Expedition across the continent, notes on the character of the coutry --
B. Peace river expedition / Charles Horetzky. --
C. Botanical report, lake Superior to the Pacific ocean / John Macoun --
D. General instructions to the staff --
E. Progress report on survey in British Columbia, 1872 / Marcus Smith --
F. Progress report on surveys in the eastern section / J.H. Rowan --
G. Detail report of operations in the Rocky mountains / Walter Moberly --
H. Detail report on surveys in British Columbia, 1873 / Marcus Smith --
I. Detail report on survey in the woodland region, 1873 / J.H. Rowan. (Cont'd) --
K. Special report on passes through Cascade and Rocky mountain chains / Marcus Smith --
L. Extracts from report on North Bentinck arm route through Cascade mountains / H.S. Palmer --
M. Extracts from Sir Alexander Mackenzie's Journal --
N. Extracts from Vancouver's Voyage of discovery --
O. Navigation of lakes and rivers in the prairie region / A.R.C. Selwyn --
P. Winter climate of the Rocky mountains / Walter Moberly --
Q. Loss of life on the survey / S. Fleming.