The Nakimu caves, Glacier Dominion Park, B.C.: R62-23/1914E-PDF

"Near the summit of the Selkirk range of mountains in British Columbia is one of the most curious series of subterranean caves in the world. Being of recent discovery and, up to the present, almost inaccessible except to the most agile and daring they remain practically unknown to the world at large, but to those bold spirits who have dared their black depths they have offered an experience, weird, thrilling and wonderful. Less than a thousand visitors at present make the journey to the Caves each year. To the graphic description of Arthur O. Wheeler, president and founder of the Canadian Alpine Club, together with the report of W. S. Ayres, the mining engineer who was commissioned by this department to report on the Caves, the substance of this pamphlet is indebted"--p. [1].

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Title The Nakimu caves, Glacier Dominion Park, B.C.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. Historical publication digitized from print in 2013.
Date 1914.
Number of Pages 29, [1] p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R62-23/1914E-PDF
Subject Terms Mountains, Geology, National parks