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

Rosano, Michela
January 2013
Canadian Geographic;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p10
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.


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