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The Athabaska River country

The Athabaska River country

a compilation of all authentic information available as to the resources and possibilities of the Athabaska river basin.

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Published by Dept. of the Interior in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources -- Athabasca River Watershed (Alta.),
  • Athabasca River Watershed (Alta.) -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 82245
    ContributionsChambers, Ernest J., 1862-1925.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (26 fr.)
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18686585M
    ISBN 100665822456

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The Athabasca River (French: Rivière Athabasca) is a river in Alberta, Canada, which originates at the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park and flows more than 1, km ( mi) before emptying into Lake Athabasca.

Much of the land along its banks is protected in national and provincial parks, and the river is designated a Canadian Heritage River for its historical and cultural : Lake Athabasca. Get this from a library. The Athabaska River country: a compilation of all authentic information available as to the resources and possibilities of the Athabaska River basin.

[Ernest J Chambers; Canada. Department of the Interior. Railway Lands Branch.;]. Though the major roads are always maintained, some road closures may be in effect in certain weather conditions or during the winter. Backpacking, camping, picnicking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, and ice skating are all activities that can be enjoyed near the Athabasca River in.

In The English River Book romantic lore of the fur trade and the adventurous lives of the traders are recounted on the spot and in the heat of events. This text is unique in that, rather than providing the reminiscence of a retired trader, it presents an active working : Harry W.

Duckworth. Book Online. Course Layout. Tournaments. Welcome to one of northern Alberta’s top rated golf courses, The Athabasca Golf Course.

Set amidst the beauty of the boreal forest in the Athabasca River valley, this challenging (yet fun to play) hole layout is a true testament of man working alongside nature to create a visually stunning and. Enjoyed reading this account of a trip taken by the author and his friend.

Having spent many nights on rivers myself, I can easily relate. The location is a very odd choice and one that very few paddlers will ever actually be able to visit in person, so if you enjoy wilderness travel by canoe this is your chance to "visit" this area via book from the comfort of your home/5(16).

English River was the fur trader's name for the Churchill River. The Athabaska River country book The journal, which was probably kept by Cuthbert Grant the elder (later a North West Company partner), provides a day-to-day record of trade in the spring of April at Fort Athabaska, under the direction of Peter Pond.

When you book a two-day excursion with Reel Angling Adventures, you get a guide who knows the best spots to fish and a comfy cabin to call home. Lakes give fish plenty of opportunity to move throughout the day, but on a river, the fish stay longer in one spot.

So your guide helps you to work the “holes” in the river where you’ll find fish. Paddle through the dramatic Athabasca Canyon on a half-day whitewater rafting adventure from Jasper that takes on fun, family-friendly Class 2+ rapids.

You’ll put in at the base of Athabasca Falls, then paddle a mile (km) stretch of river with a certified river guide. Barrhead Bombers go against every other team in provincial division. Barrhead native set to join illustrious club.

BP Cup a community affair. Bottcher rink captures BP Cup with last rock. More Local Sports > Barrhead Bombers go against every other team in provincial division. Junior hockey team will play host to Hinton Feb. 14 at p. Gold seekers came up the Athabasca Landing Trail, crossed the river and went west along the Peace River Trail overland to the Yukon, or went up the river by boat from Athabasca Landing and on to the North Country.

Big real estate boom in the Town of Athabasca. The first ferry was put across the Athabasca River. The historic Athabasca Hotel offers the charm and ambiance of days of old, complimented with award winning service and contemporary conveniences and sought by the discerning travelers of today.

Sitting one block from the train station makes sightseeing and getting around Jasper so much easier. Shops, museums, galleries, tour and travel services. Athabasca and Beaver River basins. Athabasca River basin. Athabasca River.

Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton (). Ed note: Although much of the logistical information is likely outdated, the book contains information that I have not seen elsewhere. Route description: Conklin, Christina Lake, Jackfish River, Hwy bridge, Christina River.

“Ross Cox, who went through the pass inheard a similar story from the Indians. 'Some of the Upper Crees,' he says, 'a tribe who inhabit the country in the vicinity of the Athabaska River, have a curious tradition with respect to animals which they state formerly frequented the mountains.

Athabasca University respectfully acknowledges that we are on and work on the traditional lands of the Indigenous Peoples (Inuit, First Nations, Métis) of Canada. We honour the ancestry, heritage, and gifts of the Indigenous Peoples and give thanks to them.

Raup: Mackenzie River Basin Vegetation fact that an area of 16 square miles, selected at random in the country north of Lake Athabaska, proved to have more than ponds and small lakes of suf–. Hinton is located in the heart of a recreational paradise, and is 15 minutes from the Jasper Park Gates.

The town boasts an excellent hole golf course and Pro Shop, as well as a world-class cross country skiing facility. There are also some of the best trout-fishing streams in. On the shore of the Athabasca River, Wapiti campground has nice private sites for tenting and electrical hook up spots for RVs.

However, what makes Wapiti unique is that it operates year-round, offering sites in the summer, and 93 winter camping spots with amenities like 4/5(). Policing the Peace River Country Evans, R. Murder on the plains. Frontier Books, Swainger, Jon. “American Crime Comics as Villains: an incident from Northern Canada.” The Legal Studies Forum: XXII, 1, 2 &3:pp.

Swainger, Jon. “Breaking the Peace: fictions of the law-abiding Peace River Country, ″. English River was the fur trader's name for the Churchill River. The journal, which was probably kept by Cuthbert Grant the elder (later a North West Company partner), provides a day-to-day record of trade in the spring of April at Fort Athabaska, under the direction of Peter : Athabasca Golf and Country Club, Athabasca: See 10 reviews, articles, and 2 photos of Athabasca Golf and Country Club, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 3 attractions in Athabasca/5(10).

Get print book. No eBook available. Go to Google Play Now» The Peace river country, Canada: its resources and opportunities. Canada. Natural Resources Intelligence Branch, Franklin Hugo Kitto, Canada. National Development Bureau.

Acland, printer to the king, - Nature - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. InMacdonell was later placed in charge of the Athabaska River department in In he retired as a partner of the North West Co.

and settled at Pointe Fortune, on the Ottawa River where he ran a store and boat service. RARE BOOK DEPARTMENT. Originals, ca1 cm (CHS, CHS). Athabasca Golf and Country Club The acclaimed Athabasca Golf and Country Club is known for being a great course with the signature par 3 hole, the river valley views and affordable.

The new back 9. And an army swung to slaughter, and a river red with gore, And a city all a-smoulder, and as if it really mattered, For the lake is yonder dreaming, and my cabin's on the shore; And the dogs are leaping madly, and the wife is singing gladly, And I'll rest in Athabaska, and I'll leave it nevermore.

HI-Athabasca Falls is an idyllic mountain retreat. Five cedar panelled cabins sit amongst the trees at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. The mighty Athabasca River tumbles over the nearby falls. Horseshoe Lake with its enchanting mirrored water or spring-fed Leech Lake make for ideal summertime swims.4/5(55).

The Athabasca County E-Newsletter for May is now available and contains updates and news from the region. Included in it are stories about the Athabasca County Budget, the Financial Statement, services during the pandemic, facility closures, Fire Ban information, a new Family Resource Network Hub, as well as Business Recovery and Support.

A kinder host and better companion in a wild country could not be found. Through him we hired a very good fellow, a mining prospector, who stayed with us until we crossed the Colorado at Lee's Ferry.

He was originally a New York State man, who had grown up in Montana, and had prospected through the mountains from the Athabaska River to the.

From the Red River the work begun by these pioneers has spread to the Saskatchewan, the Athabaska, the MacKenzie and the Far North. It was not until that the Methodist or Wesleyan Church began to occupy the Western field, establishing the first missions at Rossville, near Norway House and at Edmonton, under Rev.

James Evans and Rev. Robert. McGill-Queen’s University Press. The fur trade has been an important building block in Canada's history. While much is known about the Hudson's Bay Company, information about the North West Company in the Slave Lake and Mackenzie River Districts has been scattered in various archives.

The post was thirty miles from Lake Athabaska, or Lake of the Hills, as it was also called. Alexander Mackenzie addressed himself to putting the trade of his district in thorough order, and kept his hold of Elk River post, the old centre, but Roderick was sent to take up new ground and build a new headquarters.

Matooskie. In the late 18 th, early 19 th century four Mackenzie brothers left the Highlands of Scotland to enter the furtrade in North America, their cousin Alexander having come ahead to "blaze a trail".

The brothers were from Coigach, in Lochbroom Parish, at the far north and west of Ross and Cromarty. The subject of this file, Nancy "Matooskie" Mackenzie, was daughter of Roderick, one of.

Calverley Collection Bibliography HISTORY IS WHERE YOU STAND--"A selected and simplified bibliography of the Peace River country organized by topics" also of interest to those doing research in Saskatchewan Early Canadiana Online--Search for Sask or.

The people of the Gwich'in, who belong to the Athabaska tribes, wander the areas around the Yukon River, the Porcupine River, the Tanana River and their tributaries. Because of a lack of food and an upcoming strict winter, one of these Gwich'in nomad groups decides to leave behind two old women in the snow-covered : Velma Wallis.

The English River Book A North West Company Journal and Account Book of Edited by Harry W. Duckworth. In the North West Company traded furs in Athabaska territory as a branch of its English River district, the fur trader's name for the Churchill River.

Book Description: David Thompson () is considered by many to have been the most important surveyor of North America. His achievements - mapping the Saskatchewan River, the great bend of the Missouri River, the Great Lakes and the headwaters of the Mississippi as well as the Columbia watershed - are the stuff of legend.

Beginning inthe Hudson's Bay Company did its best to break up the North West possessions in the Athabaska and Peace River country, and in and preparations were made to cross the Rockies and invade New Caledonia and the Columbia.

), 95; and Oscar Osburn Winther, Book Review of Douglas MacKay's The Honourable Company, in. Even now, with all our technical capabilities, seepage from these ponds is fouling the Athabaska River, the region’s main source of water.

So far, the area directly polluted by this oil extraction effort is somewhat smaller than the Gulf blowout, which has clo square miles of the Gulf to fishing due to likely contamination. He left Oxbow in June of and went to Edmonton, Alberta, with a supply of traps and equipment.

Following the Athabaska and Slave River waters, he traveled to the MacKenzie River country where he worked during the winter. He enjoyed that season on the MacKenzie River, and got along well with the Indians who lived in the area.

Water and Sky: Reflections of a Northern Year FROM THE CRITICS Publishers Weekly With his companion Marypat, Kesselheim paddled miles through the Canadian wilderness, a month odyssey that began on the Athabaska River near Jasper (Alberta) and ended at Baker Lake, an Inuit settlement in the Northwest Territories west of Hudson Bay.

HI Athabasca Falls is a basic facility, across the road from the falls of the same name and 30 minutes south of Jasper. This is one our best hostels for group visits.

You’ll have plenty of elbow room both outside and in our huge kitchen and common room, where your group can feast around our giant dining room tables.A six months' canoe-journey was made by the author in the open season of down the Athabaska River and through the forested country of its lake and river continuations to Lakes Clinton-Golden.The Slave River is a Canadian river that flows from the confluence of the Rivière des Rochers and Peace River in northeastern Alberta and empties into Great Slave Lake in the Northwest river's name is thought to derive from the name for the Slavey group of the Dene First Nations, Deh Gah Got'ine, in the Athabaskan language.

The Chipewyan had displaced other native people from ⁃ location: Peace-Athabasca Delta.