The Oregon Trail (Jackdaw)

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Sir Hugh Willoughby, "a most valiant gentleman," hoisted the English flag on the Bona Esperanza, a good little ship of one hundred and twenty tons. The success of the Estrella-1 well (CMS, 2001), a gas condensate discovery 6 km north of the Alba Field, emphasised the large potential of the Alba Block. Thus, in 1905, the government in Ottawa formed two new provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Click here for more information on the Viking missions.

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Publisher: Jackdaw Pubns; Unbnd edition (January 1998)

ISBN: 1566961459

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