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dc.contributor.author Simpson, Samuel J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-01T17:02:38Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-01T17:02:38Z
dc.date.issued 1972 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72804712 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/3420
dc.description.abstract York Factory and the Hayes River estuary, located on the southwestern coastline of Hudson Bay, have an unique heritage of early trade and exploration. In 1957 this historic fur trading post closed after two hundred and seventy-five years of trading with the Indians. A series of early maps, dating from the 17th Century, when compared with contemporary surveys, indicate the distinct seaward progression and changes in the configuration of Beacon Point. An inter-disciplinary studies group comprising representatives from the fields of Botany, Geomorphology, History and Soil Science visited the York Factory area during the l969 and 1970 summer field seasons. The objective was the collection of botanical, geomorphological and pedological data concerning the existing environmental patterns, and the evolution of the point of land between the mouths of the Nelson and Hayes Rivers. This data has subsequently been synthesised within a geographical framework... en_US
dc.format.extent xxiii, 293 p. : en_US
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dc.language en en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights The reproduction of this thesis has been made available by authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research, and may only be reproduced and copied as permitted by copyright laws or with express written authorization from the copyright owner. en_US
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dc.title The York Factory area, Hudson Bay en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/doctoralThesis
dc.degree.discipline Geography en_US
dc.degree.level Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) en_US


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