Low's picture of the mouth of the Hamilton Inlet in Labrador, ca. 1890s
Canadian geologist Albert Peter Low explored and mapped much of the Labrador interior during the 1890s. He discovered large iron ore deposits in western Labrador - which eventually led to the development of mining operations there - and published his findings in the 1896 Report on Explorations in the Labrador Peninsula along the East Main, Koksoak, Hamilton, Manicuagan and Portions of Other Rivers in 1892-93-94-95.

Photo by A.P. Low. Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (C-000100).

Updated April, 2011

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