Map of part of the Valley of Red River : North of the 49th parallel to accompany a report on the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition.

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Map shows settlements, roads, Native American villages, and structures along the course of the Red River [of the North] and its tributaries between Pembina in Dakota Territory/St. Vincent, Minnesota and Lake Winnepeg; tributaries to the Red River and marshes, prairies, vegetation, and terrain along its watershed; strata and geological composition in cross sections; continuation and overview of the Assinniboine River and Roseau River in insets. Includes dates of flooding and additional notes. Insets: "The Assinniboine near Prairie Portage," "Continuation of the Assinniboine from point A to Prairie Portage," "No. 8 Section of the Assinniboine near Lane's Post," "Copy of map ... continued below

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1 map : 37 x 81 cm.

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Hind, Henry Youle, 1823-1908 [1857..1877].

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Map shows settlements, roads, Native American villages, and structures along the course of the Red River [of the North] and its tributaries between Pembina in Dakota Territory/St. Vincent, Minnesota and Lake Winnepeg; tributaries to the Red River and marshes, prairies, vegetation, and terrain along its watershed; strata and geological composition in cross sections; continuation and overview of the Assinniboine River and Roseau River in insets. Includes dates of flooding and additional notes. Insets: "The Assinniboine near Prairie Portage," "Continuation of the Assinniboine from point A to Prairie Portage," "No. 8 Section of the Assinniboine near Lane's Post," "Copy of map drawn by Mr. John Spence of Prairie Portage," "No. 7 Section of Limestone Cliff," "No. 9 Section of Red River near Scratching River," "No. 1 Section of the Great Dog Mountain take on the line of Portage," "No. 13 Greenstone conglomerate." "No. 2 Section of the Coast of Lake Winnipeg," "No. 11 Outline of Rocks near the mouoth of the Penawa - Bonnet Lake," "No. 3 Section on the Red River near the stone fort," "No. 4 Section near Mr. Gunn's House below the Grand Rapids, Red River," "No. 6 Section across the valley of Red River near Dr. Ben's house," "Section of Ridges," "No. 5 Section of Bank of Red River near St. Paul's Church," "Continuation of Roseau River from point C to Roseau Lake as described by guide," and "No. 10 Section of Bank of Roseau River near point C." Scale [1:253,440]. Scale for insets varies.

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1 map : 37 x 81 cm.

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[Signed] "H. Y. Hind." Hind served as geologist for the expedition in 1857.

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  • [1857..1877]

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  • 1857 - 1877

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  • July 2, 2015, 5:56 p.m.

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Hind, Henry Youle, 1823-1908. Map of part of the Valley of Red River : North of the 49th parallel to accompany a report on the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition., map, [1857..1877]; Toronto. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193514/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.