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Record #167480:

The man who mapped the Arctic: the intrepid life of George Back, Franklin's lieutenant / Peter Steele.

Title: The man who mapped the Arctic: the intrepid life of George Back, Franklin's lieutenant / Peter Steele.
Author(s): Steele, Peter.
Date: 2003.
Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada: Raincoast Books
Abstract: Life of one who went on five Arctic expeditions, three under Franklin, discovered and descended today's Back River and died at 82. Many illustrations are his. He was skilled mapmaker.
Keywords: 528.93 -- Cartography, topographical.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1834 Back.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
92 -- Biographies: Back, George.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Back, G.]
ISBN: 1551926482
SPRI record no.: 167480

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