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Book of Running Charts of the Yukon and Stewart Rivers, 1913-1950
Presented here is a book of 117 hand-drawn maps of the Yukon and Stewart Rivers in Canada and Alaska. The maps were made between 1913 and 1950 by Ralph W. Newcomb, who worked for many years as a pilot guide on these rivers. Originally part of a loose-leaf notebook, the maps show hazards on the rivers, including swift currents, eddies, mud bars, and sharp bends. They also indicate landmarks along the banks, such as rock slides, glaciers, wooded areas, and such man-made features as abandoned cabins, wagon wheels, and tailings ...
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