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Arctic explorations : the Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, 55

Author: Elisha Kent Kane; Chauncey C Loomis; Constance Martin
Publisher: Chicago : Lakeside Press : R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1996.
Series: Lakeside classics, no. 94.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Elisha Kent Kane; Elisha Kent Kane
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisha Kent Kane; Chauncey C Loomis; Constance Martin
OCLC Number: 36108669
Notes: "December, 1996."
Description: lix, 447 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: Historical introduction --
Glossary of Arctic terms --
Preparations and into the North Water --
From red snow to the first gale --
Holding on --
A search for wintering ground --
Approaching winter --
Reaching the midnight of the year --
Daily life --
Rescue! --
Meeting with Esquimaux --
To the northern coast --
Summer arrives --
Progress of the season --
No retreat --
Losing hope --
After seal --
A theft and then a treaty --
Provisioning --
Desolation descends --
Fire in the brig! --
Searching for food --
Hanging on and a deserter --
The deserter returns --
Maturing plans --
Venturing out --
Leaving the brig --
Esquimaux interlude --
Making progress --
The death of Ohlsen --
Farewell to good friends --
Moving to the south --
Deliverance --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Lakeside classics, no. 94.
Other Titles: Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, 55
2nd Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, 55
Responsibility: by Elisha Kent Kane ; edited by Chauncey Loomis, Constance Martin.

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