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Geological Survey of Canada

Nature volume 71, page 276 (19 January 1905) | Download Citation



THE Geological Survey of Canada, which was established in 1842 under the direction of Mr. (afterwards Sir) William E. Logan, commenced its labours with 1500l., which was voted by the Provincial Legislature. The sum seems to have been granted without any clear idea of the length of time which the survey would take, but apparently it was expected to last about two years.

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