There was no alternative now but to cross the barrens to Whale River on foot.
The ground we select is among the “barrens” before described.
T' this the lad was listenin' like a caribou o' the barrens scentin' peril.
There were only two settlements in The Barrens, and depots were to be erected there.
Just half way across The Barrens he has a house, which he calls ‘headquarters.’