The Boundary Hunters: Surveying the 141st Meridian and the Alaska Panhandle

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Abbreviations
ABC Alaska Boundary Commission ( 1893-95)
ABT Alaska Boundary Tribunal ( 1903)
DLS Dominion Land Surveyor ( Canada)
DTS Dominion Topographical Surveyor ( Canada)
GSC Geological Survey of Canada
HBC Hudson's Bay Company
IBC International Boundary Commission (since 1904)
NWMP North-West Mounted Police
141st 141st Meridian
RAC Russian-American Company
RN Royal Navy
USA United States Army
USC&GS United States Coast and Geodetic Survey
USGS United States Geological Survey
USN United States Navy

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Photographic Credits viii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Preliminary Note xiii
  • Foreword xv
  • 1 - Britain and Russia Establish Their Boundary (1825-67) 1
  • 2 - Canada and United States Mark the 141st Meridian (1869-96) 7
  • 3 - Staking a Claim to the Panhandle (1876-96) 46
  • 4 - The Klondike Rush and Temporary Boundaries (1896-1903) 65
  • 5 - Forced Settlement: The Alaska Boundary Tribunal (1903) 79
  • 6 - Marking the Panhandle Boundary (1904-1920) 95
  • 7 - The 141st Meridian: A Single Straight Line (1906-13) 143
  • Afterword 177
  • Appendix 179
  • Notes 185
  • Bibliographical Note 199
  • Selected Bibliography 201
  • Abbreviations 206
  • Index 207
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