By Farley Mowat
The preferred sequel to his award-winning misplaced within the Barrens, this is often Farley Mowat’s suspense-filled tale of the way Awasin, Jamie and Peetryuk, 3 adventure-prone boys, bump into a cache of Viking relics in an historical tomb someplace within the north of Canada. full of pleasure and with little-known information regarding the customs of Viking explorers, this tale of survival portrays the bond of younger friendship and the wonders of an almost unexplored land.
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Side of Kootenay L. (B-n). When Earl Grey, Governor-General of Canada, visited Kootenay Lake in 1906, he was so taken with the area that 24 he purchased some land here for his son, Lord Howick. The land was purchased from a James Johnstone, and the surveyor employed by Earl Grey was named Boswell. Apparently there was a viceregal jest about Boswell having followed Dr. Johnson. In any event Grey named the newly acquired property the Boswell Ranch. BOTANICAL BEACH, SW of Port Renfrew (A-y). As early as 1900 the abundant intertidal marine life led the University of Minnesota's Dr.
At stake were the caribou hunting grounds in the area. BATTLE MOUNTAIN, W. of Alexis Creek (E-8). M. Dawson noted the name in the 18705. A. Teit, below this mountain 'may be seen a number of boulders which, according to tradition, are the transformed bodies of Alexandria warriors who strayed over the cliff in the dark while on the way to attack a camp of Chilcotin who lived in the vicinity' (The Shuswap, p. 784). BATTLE OF BRITAIN RANGE, S. of Muncho L. Park (K-7). Whereas the name of the range commemorates the valour of the Royal Air Force in repelling the German aerial onslaught on Britain in 1940, individual mountains in it commemorate not only the allied leaders (Mount Churchill and Mount Roosevelt) and the places of their meetings (Teheran Mountain, Yalta Peak), but also the battles in which Canadian troops served (Dieppe Mountain, Falaise Mountain, and Ortona Mountain).
8-9). After Captain Lewis N. Agassiz. Having sold his commission in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, he emigrated first to Prince Edward Island and then to Ontario. In 1858 he arrived in Victoria among the thousands of gold-seekers pouring in from California. After some time in the Cariboo goldfields, he turned to farming in the Fraser Valley. Preempting land in the Agassiz Valley in 1862, Captain Agassiz and his family finally took up residence here in 1867, giving his place the ultra-English name of Ferny Coombe.