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Palliser Expedition

Irene M. Spry

Palliser Expedition

an account of John Palliser"s British North American Expedition, 1857-1860

by Irene M. Spry

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palliser, John, -- 1807-1887.,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel.,
  • Canada -- Exploring expeditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIrene M. Spry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 310 p., [6] leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14258711M

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    Palisser, John; Index and Maps to Captain Palisser’s , Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode. Folio, with five folded hand colored maps and profiles by Stanford (including the large "General Map of the routes in British North America, explored by the Expedition under Captain Palliser, during the years, , , , "). John Palliser's book suggests that he had himself already an extensive knowledge of Europe. Frederick, a close friend of Sir Samuel White Baker (who explored the Upper Nile) was big-game hunting with Baker in Ceylon in and was there again in with the Franklin Expedition in the Arctic.3 9 A second Palliser girl, Anna, and Edward, both.

    In he published a book based on his wanderings around the world. He was a skilled taxidermist and preserved many of the animals he encountered on his expeditions. He employed a unique method of taxidermy, soaking the specimens in what he called "sublimate of mercury". Unlike many stuffed animals, his specimens are hollow and very lifelike. The Palliser Expedition: the dramatic story of western Canadian exploration, Save Cancel Cancel Forgot your password?


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Sunder. Peter Erasmus was a guide with the Palliser Expedition. In his book, "Buffalo Days and Nights," Erasmus wrote, "Captain Palliser was quite tall and always appeared to hold himself erect so that he had a straight-backed military appearancse. He had a pleasant smooth voice and expressed each word with exact and clear pronunciation.

The Palliser novels are six novels by Anthony Trollope. They were more commonly known (before the BBC aired a television adaptation) as the Parliamentary Novels.

The common threads throughout the series are the wealthy aristocrat and politician Plantagenet Palliser, and his wife, Lady Glencora. Palliser Regional Park Board Palliser Regional Park is nestled on the shores of Lake Diefenbaker in the South Saskatchewan River Valley near Riverhurst, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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On the Road with Captain Palliser by Joyce McCart chronicles the Expedition and relates it to the land as it is today. The Palliser expedition: an account of John Palliser's British North American exploring expedition Paperback – January 1, by Irene M. SPRY (Author)Author: Irene M. SPRY. The Papers of the Palliser Expedition, Previous volume Next volume > The Papers of the Palliser Expedition, The Publications of the Champlain Society, Volume 44 Books; Chapters; Life and Death by the Frozen Sea: The York Fort Journals of Hudson’s Bay Company Governor James Knight, – Popular Adventure Expedition Books Showing of 85 Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Hardcover) by.

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In spite of having different natures, Palliser and Lady Glencora settle down to a happily married life. The final book in the series deals with the loves and lives of the 3 children of the Palliser couple. The Palliser Expedition (Western Canadian Classics) by Irene Spry accessibility Books LIbrary as well as its powerful features, including thousands and thousands of title from favorite author, along with the capability to read or download hundreds of boos on your pc or smartphone in minutes.

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Palliser selected his most obstreperous, recalcitrant expedition member, Lieut. Thomas Wright Blakiston, to further explore the southernmost mountains of the Canadian range.

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Palliser, John. John Palliser, sportsman, explorer (b at Dublin, Ire 29 Jan ; d at Comeragh House, Cty Waterford, Ire 18 Aug ). He spent nearly 3 years () exploring what is now western Canada as instigator and leader of the PALLISER interest in the southern prairies and mountains of western British North .Palliser expedition Share Between andJohn Palliser, an Irish sportsman and adventurer, led a group of scientists on an expedition to explore, study and map the virtually unknown area of western Canada between the North Saskatchewan River on the north, the American border on the south and the Rocky Mountains on the west.