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The glittering mountains of Canada

a record of exploration and pioneer ascents in the Canadian Rockies, 1914-1924

by J. Monroe Thorington

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Published by Lea in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames Monroe Thorington
Classifications
LC ClassificationsFC219 T56
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24535510M
OCLC/WorldCa2705211

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Find Climbing Down the Mountain by Carlton B Reid III at Blurb Books. Poetry in this book is complex, yet accessible. There are poems about race, poems about spi. "The Glittering World is a stunning phantasmagoria drawn from the world just beneath the surface, aswarm with great and memorable characters and a plot that twists and turns as it hurtles forward. A grand debut. One taste, and you'll be addicted." Keith Donohue "The Glittering World is that rare thing: A literary novel that reads like a thriller.

  Tucked in the foothills of the gigantic Rocky Mountains and located over the Bow River, Ghost Lake or Ghost Reservoir serves as one of the most essential water sources and lakes in Calgary, Canada. Other than providing stunning backdrops of these mountains and forests to visitors, this lake also offers them various kinds of water sports to. The journey begins in Toronto and passes through the Canadian Shield's glittering frozen lakes carved by ancient glaciers, Manitoba's frosted forests and Saskatchewan's expansive prairies.


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