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William Law Ogilby Diary

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Thus A = point on one side of river B = point on other side of river on line C = point at extremity of base AB = distance required AC = length of base line

by noon we had the required distance and afternoon is spent running across small peninsula:

April 12th Showery today: as bush is very wet from recent rain orders are given to move camp by canoes to far end of lake Chainers and axemen run a very few chains on the line and return to a tempting dinner at 6 p.m.

April 13th Today we triangulate second half of lake and run the line a bit farther until rain stops us when we return to the camp fire and spend the evening in telling yarns.

BC Archives, AAAA1452 File 1 / OGILBY, William Law / Diary, 27 Mar to 8 Oct 1892.

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