Boulder on Cairn Hill, Carey Lake, 133
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
1 August 1893
Item is a photograph of six expedition members standing on and beside a boulder on Cairn Hill, Carey Lake. A union jack (flag) is clearly visible on top of the boulder. The photograph was taken by J.B. Tyrrell on the 1893 expedition to the barren lands.
Title taken from caption in album.
Item contained in album entitled 'Photographs of country between Athabasca River and Hudson's Bay' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'.
Number assigned by Tyrrell in album '133'
A record of the expedition journey to date was left behind at the cairn.
"Ms. Coll 26, box P143, folder 18"
"'375, J.B. Tyrrell'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Carey Lake (N.W.T.)