Arc of the Medicine Line
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Arc of the Medicine Line mapping the world"s longest undefended border across the western plains by Tony Rees

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Published by Douglas & McIntyre in Vancouver .
Written in English


  • Surveyors -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Surveyors -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Cartography -- North America -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Astronomy -- North America -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Géomètres -- Canada -- Biographies.,
  • Géomètres -- États-Unis -- Biographies.,
  • Cartographie -- Amérique du Nord -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.,
  • Astronomie -- Amérique du Nord -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.,
  • Canada -- Boundaries -- United States.,
  • United States -- Boundaries -- Canada.,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- History -- 1870-1905.,
  • Canada -- Frontières -- États-Unis.,
  • États-Unis -- Frontières -- Canada.,
  • Nord-Ouest canadien -- Histoire -- 1870-1905.

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Edition Notes


StatementTony Rees.
GenreBiography., Biographies.
LC ClassificationsFC 186 R43 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 393 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22260863M
ISBN 109781553652786
LC Control Number20079027571

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