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Across the prairie lands of Manitoba and the Canadian North-West

Sidney J. Pocock

Across the prairie lands of Manitoba and the Canadian North-West

a Wiltshire man"s travels in the summer of 1882.

by Sidney J. Pocock

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Published by J. Tamblyn, printer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manitoba -- Description and travel,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Author"s presentation copy.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19790800M

    Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada. It is often considered one of the three prairie provinces and is Canada's fifth-most populous province with its estimated million people. Manitoba covers , square kilometres with a widely varied landscape, stretching from the northern oceanic coastline to the southern border with the United States. The province is bordered Capital: Winnipeg. Discover Manitoba, the province in the centre of Canada with seven million hectares of prime, prairie agricultural land. Our clean air, abundant fresh water and fertile soil are used to produce the most lush, high quality hay in the world.

    When, however, we sailed from Antwerp, with our unusual and varied cargo, we inaugurated a new era for the Canadian north. We carried the first passengers ever to step ashore from Europe on the long wharf of Churchill, Canada’s new seaport on Hudson Bay, in Manitoba, the prairie province. This is the story of that memorable trip. theme of Prairie life, are recommended for young adults, and are available through the Winnipeg Public Libraries and/or the Manitoba Education Instructional Resources Library. You may wish to make these titles available in your classroom surrounding your ‘People of the Prairies’ field trip. Books and activities with an AboriginalFile Size: 1MB.

    Manitoba Canada is a prairie province with thousands of lakes and many rivers and it’s a land of great opportunities. Northern Manitoba has some of the best wildlife viewing areas in Northern can go snorkelling with beluga whales, come face to face with polar bears and spend long nights in awe of the wonder of the Northern Lights. Winnipeg, the gem of the prairies. The Manitoba & North West, now absorbed by the CPR, passed through Birtle and Foxwarren, ten miles to the north east and the day when Fort Ellice ruled the plains was over. The Company gave up its business in and tried to salvage what remained of its .


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