Geographic Dictionary of Alaska

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906 - 690 Seiten

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Seite 32 - Reconnaissances in the Cape Nome and Norton Bay regions, Alaska, in 1900,
Seite 54 - II, pp. 331-391. In 1900 Peters, with Mendenhall as geologist, made a reconnaissance of the southeastern part of Seward peninsula, about Norton bay. An account of his operations was published in the Twentysecond Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey. Part I, pp. 97, 98...
Seite 433 - Entrance, be, and the same is hereby, set apart as a reservation for the use of the Metlakahtla Indians, and those people known as Metlakahtlans who have recently emigrated from British Columbia to Alaska, and such other Alaskan natives as may join them...
Seite 5 - To it shall be referred all unsettled questions concerning geographic names which arise in the Departments, and the decisions of the Board are to be accepted by the Departments as the standard authority in such matters.
Seite 5 - As it is desirable that uniform usage in regard to geographic nomenclature and orthography obtain throughout the Executive Departments of the Government, and particularly upon the maps and charts issued by the various Departments and bureaus, I hereby constitute a Board on Geographic Names and designate the following persons, who have heretofore...
Seite 5 - Office. Navy Department. Pierson H. Bristow, Post-Office Department. Otis T. Mason, Smithsonian Institution. Herbert G. Ogden, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. Henry Gannett, United States Geological Survey. Marcus Baker, United States Geological Survey.
Seite 60 - Yakutat bay under the auspices of the National Geographic Society and the United States Geological Survey. This work he continued in 1891. For an account of the work of 1890, see National Geographic Magazine, Vol. Ill, pp. 53-203 ; and for that of 1891 se« Thirteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, Part II, pp.
Seite 24 - Dixon entrance to Yakutat bay, and is based mainly on the work of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, supplemented by special field examinations and investigations made by Mr. Graves in 1900, and the thirty-two years' experience in those waters of Pilot Francis. An account of Mr. Graves's field operations may be found in the report of the Superintendent of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1901, pp. 152 and 161.