Taking magnetic observations, May 20th
Tyrrell, J. W. (James Williams), 1863-1945
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm
20 May 1900
Item is a photograph of a member of the expedition party, probably Tyrrell, taking magnetic observations in the Kipling Lake area. In the photograph, the frame of a teepee is also featured prominently. The photograph was taken on James W. Tyrrell's Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay Expedition of 1900.
Title taken from caption in photo album.
Forms part of the file 'Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay Expedition photo album'.
"Ms. Coll. 310, box 16, album 1"
'J.W.T. / 80 / 1900'
Tyrrell's official account of the expedition was published as Report on an exploratory survey between Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay. Tyrrell's data on magnetic declination was published as Appendix 3 of his report.
Kipling Lake (N.W.T.)
Magnetic declinationTipisMine surveying