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Cameron, Agnes Deans (1863-1912) [info]. The new North: Being some account of a woman's journey through Canada to the Arctic. New York & London: D. Appleton & Co, 1909.
Physical description: xix, 398 p., illus., ports., map.; 23.5 cm.
Language: English
Statement on copyright page declares "published November, 1909." Also published, New York & London: D. Appleton & Co., 1910 and 1912 (xix, 398p.); as The new North: Being some account of a woman's 1908 journey through Canada to the Arctic , New York: D. Appleton, 1912 (xix, 398p.); revised edition, The new north: An account of a woman's 1908 journey through Canada to the Arctic , edited by David R. Richeson, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986 and Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1986 (xiii, 311p.). Includes Cameron's photographs. Cameron, who travelled with her niece Jessie Cameron Brown, describes scenery as well as travel conditions and the various people she met (including Natives) on her 16,000 km journey from Chicago to the Arctic Ocean and back, via Winnipeg, Calgary, Athabasca, Great Slave Lake, Peace River, Lesser Slave Lake. Most of the book is devoted to the Mackenzie Valley.
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University of Alberta Board of Governors Collection