TITLE

Ties that bind: the RCGS and the first Canadian Arctic Expedition

AUTHOR(S)
Rosano, Michela
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Canadian Geographic;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the first Canadian Arctic Expedition (CAE) led by Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Rudolph Anderson and Diamond Jenness in 1913, 16 years before the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) came into existence. They discovered and mapped new territory and performed the first comprehensive survey of flora and fauna in the Canadian Arctic from 1913 to 1918.
ACCESSION #
88006718

 

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