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Great Canadian disasters

Frank Rasky

Great Canadian disasters

by Frank Rasky

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Published by Longmans, Green in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disasters

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frank Rasky
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC176 R3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26570703M

      American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Great military disasters Item Preview remove-circle The original book is printed faintly. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IAPages:   Railway Disasters Within a month of the opening of the Great Western Railway in , six passengers were killed near London and seven near Thorold, Ontario. On 27 October , at Baptiste Creek, 24 km west of Chatham, Ontario, a gravel train sent out to shore up rail beds was hit by an express that was running seven hours late.

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      The major Canadian disasters from the s to date are identified by cause and type. General disaster criteria are defined. Twenty or more deaths occurring at one time is the primary criterion. The other principal criterion is to include events which have occurred within Canada and offshore inside the mile economic zone. Events such as wars, epidemics and Cited by: 9. WBO Student Loading.


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