Charting Northern Waters: Essays for the Centenary of the Canadian Hydrographic Service

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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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Contents

Introduction
3
Alejandro Malaspinas Survey Operations on the Northwest
22
The Publication of British Admiralty Charts for British
50
Raymond Prefontaine
74
Hydrographic Survey Work of the Departments
93
HMS Challengers Surveys in Labrador 19321934
113
Hydrographic Studies of Russias Northern Oceans
142
Wartime German Hydrography in Canadian Waters
163
Canadian Technical Advances in Hydrography since
178
William Metcalf and USS Edistos
201
Notes
225
Bibliography
253
Index
271
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Page 262 - Price 6d. ; per post 7d. 8. ADMIRALTY CHARTS.— Catalogue of Charts, Plans, Views, and Sailing Directions, &c., published by order of the Lords Commissioners of the -Admiralty.

About the author (2004)

William Glover is a retired naval officer and independent historian of navigation and hydrography

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