George Dawson: The Little Giant (Paperback)

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An exceptional man, George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901) a tiny hunchback, may have contributed more than any other person to early knowledge of the geology, biology and ethnology of Canada's Northwest.

Possessed of a brilliant mind, boundless enthusiasm, an insatiable thirst for knowledge, and a great love of the land, he made some of the most epic exploratory journeys in Canadian history. His maps and reports remain invaluable reference sources. Both Dawson City and Dawson Creek are named in his honour.

This book tells the story of some of his life experiences and adventures.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780920474563
ISBN-10: 092047456X
Publisher: Natural Heritage Books
Publication Date: June 30th, 1989
Pages: 152
Language: English