A duck’s nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally.
Selenite occurs in abundance in well formed clear crystals of several inches in length.
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|Birth:||1st August, 1849|
|Death:||2nd March, 1901|
George Mercer Dawson was born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was a Canadian geologist and surveyor. He studied geology and paleontology at the Royal School of Mines beginning in 1869. He received an LL.D. from Queen's University in 1890 and then from McGill University in 1891. He began his career in the 1870s as a professor of chemistry at Morrin College in Quebec City. He then performed extensive surveys of Western Canada in the 19th century beginning with the International Boundary Survey from 1872 to 1876. Some of the many peaks he discovered were Mount Assiniboine 3,618 metres and Mount Temple 3,543 metres. He became a staff member of the Geological Survey of Canada in 1875, progressed to assistant director in 1883 and finally to director in 1895.
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