Ptarmigan Rapid, Doobaunt River, Esker in distance
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
26 July 1893
Item is a photograph of Ptarmigan Rapid on the Dubawnt River, with an esker (geological formation) and the expedition member's camp clearly visible in the distance. 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 and date assigned by Tyrrell in album '85, July 26'."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P143, folder 12"
"'87, J.B.T. 93'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Dubawnt River (N.W.T.)