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BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The barren ground of northern Canada Pike, Warburton, 1861-1915

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"Returning from the Barren Lands, Pike decided to travel on the Peace, Parsnip, and Pack rivers to McLeod Lake, and then to run down the Fraser River to Quesnel. In part of the book, Pike graphically describes his party's condition in winter time when they missed the Pack River, became lost, and were close to dying of starvation. Also: New York, E. P. Dutton, 1917." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 111.

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