Coppermine River

Rises in a small lake, a little west of long. 110 deg.,

and south of lat. 66 deg., and after a course of 525 miles flows into

Coronation Gulf, on the Arctic coast of Canada. It was discovered by

Samuel Hearne, 1771; and subsequently visited by Sir John Franklin,

1821; Sir John Richardson, 1848; and later travellers. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era)

Discovered by Hearne, 51. (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Discovered by Samuel Hearne, 3, 31. See

Hearne. =Bib.=: Hearne, Journey from Prince of Wales Fort to the Frozen

Ocean; Franklin, Journey to the Polar Sea; Richardson, Arctic

Searching Expedition.