Charting Northern Waters: Essays for the Centenary of the Canadian Hydrographic Service
McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 2004 - Nature - 275 pages
Celebrates the achievements and history of the Canadian Hydrographic Service Charting Northern Waters celebrates the achievements and history of the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) and examines a wide range of topics relating to the origins of the CHS and to its subsequent development. Topics include the colonial heritage of hydrography in Canadians waters, the politics behind the creation of the service, and the work of the agencies that were amalgamated with the Georgian Bay Survey to create the new national body.
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