Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

THE CLIMATE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA AND ITS RELATION TO HEALTH AND DISEASE.

THE CLIMATE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA AND ITS RELATION TO HEALTH AND DISEASE. It appears to me that no apology is necessary in introducing the subject of this paper. It is onty a few years since the opening of our great National highway brought the Northwest Territories into touch with the rest of the world; and only a few years further back since these vast plains and mountains, which are now so quickly becoming the homes of civilized man, were regarded as an inhospitable desert, fit only for the buffaloes which roamed their solitudes and the Indians subsisting on the chase. The past five years have been epoch-making so far as our great West is concerned. Coincident with, and following on the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, a flood of light began to illumine the Eastern intelligence, and as a consequence settlement has steadily and in a gradually increasing stream poured into the Territories. It will be readily understood that a country http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE CLIMATE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA AND ITS RELATION TO HEALTH AND DISEASE.

JAMA , Volume XIII (11) – Sep 14, 1889

Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/the-climate-of-southern-alberta-and-its-relation-to-health-and-disease-Z6nm2An4Fl
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1889.02401080016001c
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

It appears to me that no apology is necessary in introducing the subject of this paper. It is onty a few years since the opening of our great National highway brought the Northwest Territories into touch with the rest of the world; and only a few years further back since these vast plains and mountains, which are now so quickly becoming the homes of civilized man, were regarded as an inhospitable desert, fit only for the buffaloes which roamed their solitudes and the Indians subsisting on the chase. The past five years have been epoch-making so far as our great West is concerned. Coincident with, and following on the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, a flood of light began to illumine the Eastern intelligence, and as a consequence settlement has steadily and in a gradually increasing stream poured into the Territories. It will be readily understood that a country

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 14, 1889

There are no references for this article.