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Skeena, river of destiny

R. Geddes Large

Skeena, river of destiny

by R. Geddes Large

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Published by Gray"s Pub. in Sidney, B.C .
Written in English

  • Skeena River Valley (B.C.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Geddes Large.
    LC ClassificationsF5845S53 L3 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 180 p., [18] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22449442M
    ISBN 100888260911

    Port Essington was a cannery town on the south bank of the Skeena River estuary in northwestern British Columbia, Canada, between Prince Rupert and Terrace, and at the confluence of the Skeena and Ecstall Rivers. It was founded in by Robert Cunningham and Thomas Hankin: 34 (father of the interpreter Constance Cox) and was for a time the largest settlement in the y: Canada.   In this book there really is no connection between the present day characters and the ones from the past. Also, I would have preferred to do away with the whole Viking thing, and consentrate on the blacksmith, the manor lady and the present day characters. If you are a fan of Erskine i do recommend reading River of Destiny/5().

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    About this Item: Madeira Park BC Canada: Harbour Publishing Company Limited, Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. pages. An exciting outdoor adventure in which the author returns to the Skeena River country of his earlier classic, Mist on the River, to tell the story of a modern Indian youth whose desire to safeguard the traditional values of his people. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Skeena by R. G. Large (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

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SRFS is based on our vast experience in the fly tying and fly fishing industry. All of the flies sold through SRFS are designed and tested by renowned guides and anglers that are regarded as some of the best in the industry. The Skeena was purchased by Captain Seymour in and went on to work on the lower Fraser River.

For eleven more years the devotion of her skipper-owner kept her plying the river past Surrey, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, Langley and Mission.

But when Captain Seymour died in she lost her only advocate. Port Essington BC. alt- Natives called this area, Spokshute, Spok-sut.

With so many history books written about Port Essington I decided to add just a small limited page, just to list it here, so folks don't think I forgot about it. Skeena River of Destiny book. Skeena River, km long, rises in the northern interior of BC and flows generally SW, draining about 54 km 2, to meet the Pacific Ocean at Chatham Sound south of Prince Rupert.

The second-largest river (after the Fraser River) entirely within BC, its main tributaries are the Bulkley and Babine rivers.The 2nd longest river in BC, after the Fraser Fiver. First “White” explorer here was a Mr. Whidbey of Captain Vancouver's staff, in July He only went as far as the Ecstall River.

First Nations name for this river was K'shian, alt- Kshi-en, native meaning “Water of the Clouds, per “Skeena river of destiny, by R. Geddes Large (link.Skeena (Steelhead River Journal) Paperback – January 1, by Rob Brown (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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