9781566911443

Alberta and the Northwest Territories Handbook : Including Banff, Jasper and the Canadian Rockies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781566911443

  • ISBN10:

    1566911443

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: PERSEUS DISTRIBUTION
  • Purchase Benefits
List Price: $18.95

Summary

Whether travelers are in search of the unspoiled Canadian Rockies wilderness or the world's largest shopping mall, Red Deer River Valley's world-acclaimed dinosaur fossil beds or Alberta's top-notch golf courses, this book leads the way. 64 photos, 42 illustrations, 72 maps.

Table of Contents

Alberta
1(2)
Introduction 3(12)
The Land
4(3)
Flora
7(2)
Fauna
9(6)
History 15(9)
Economy and Government
20(2)
The People
22(2)
Wildlife and You
13(11)
On the Road 24(18)
Recreation
24(8)
Accommodations and Food
32(3)
Transportation
35(3)
Other Practicalities
38(4)
Heading Farther Afield?
41(1)
Calgary 42(33)
Introduction
42(2)
Sights
44(10)
Recreation
54(5)
Calgary Stampede
59(5)
Accommodations
64(4)
Food
68(3)
Transportation
71(2)
Services and Information
73(2)
Midnapore
53(7)
Rodeo Events
60(3)
1999 Calgary Stampede Ticket Information
63(12)
Dinosaur Valley 75(16)
Drumheller and Vicinity
77(9)
Calgary to Dinosaur Provincial Park
86(1)
Dinosaur Provincial Park
87(4)
Dinosaur Digs
75(5)
Dinosaurs of Alberta
80(5)
Pronghorn
85(6)
Southern Alberta 91(61)
Calgary To Lethbridge
93(7)
Lethbridge
100(8)
East of Lethbridge
108(5)
Medicine Hat and Vicinity
113(9)
Cardston
122(4)
Waterton Lakes National Park
126(13)
Crowsnest Pass and Vicinity
139(13)
Palliser Triangle
111(29)
Chinook Winds
140(9)
The Not-So-Got Train Robbery
149(3)
West of Calgary 152(26)
Ranchlands
152(7)
Kananaskis Country
159(9)
Canmore
168(10)
Ranching in Alberta
155(12)
Cougars
167(8)
The Alpine Club of Canada
175(3)
Banff National Park 178(45)
Introduction
178(5)
Town of Banff
183(28)
Lake Louise
211(12)
Icefields Parkway---Banff 223(6)
Wild Bill Peyto
191(18)
The Brewster Boys
209(20)
Jasper National Park 229(27)
Introduction
229(3)
Icefields Parkway---Jasper
232(4)
Jasper Townsite
236(20)
Bighorn Sheep
242(2)
Mary Schaffer
244(12)
Central Alberta 256(23)
West-Central Alberta
257(9)
Calgary To Red Deer
266(7)
East of Highway 2: The Aspen Parkland
273(6)
David Thompson
264(7)
The Canada Goose
271(8)
Edmonton 279(36)
Introduction
279(5)
Sights
284(14)
Recreation
298(5)
Accommodations
303(4)
Food
307(4)
Transportation
311(2)
Services and Information
313(2)
West Edmonton Mall Trivia
294(21)
Northern Alberta 315(58)
Lakeland
317(12)
Fort McMurray and Vicinity
329(6)
North-Central Alberta
335(13)
West of Edmonton
348(6)
Grande Cache
354(4)
Grande Prairie and Vicinity
358(5)
The Peace River Valley
363(10)
Living in Lloydminister
322(21)
Father Albert Lacombe
343(24)
12 Foot Davis
367(3)
Aurora Borealis
370(3)
Northwest Territories and Nunavut 373(15)
Introduction
375(13)
Whooping Cranes
379(9)
Northwest Territories 388(48)
The Accessible North
388(15)
Yellowknife and Vicinity
403(7)
Rivers of Myth, Mountains of Mystery
410(11)
Mackenzie River Valley
421(4)
Western Arctic
425(11)
Nunavut
381(30)
Albert Faille
411(21)
The Mad Trapper of Rat River
432(4)
Nunavut 436(24)
Arctic Coast
436(6)
Keewatin
442(5)
Baffin and Beyond
447(13)
Eskimo Ice Cream
443(16)
To the Top of the World
459(1)
Booklist 460(4)
Index 464

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