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The cruise of the Corwin : journal of the Arctic expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeanette

Author: John Muir; William Frederic Badè; Edward S Curtis
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1917.
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Includes descriptions of Unalaska and the Aleuts, the Bering Sea Islands, the Chukchis, history of whaling wrecks in the Point Barrow region, etc.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muir, John, 1838-1914.
Cruise of the Corwin.
Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1917
(OCoLC)576545857
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir; William Frederic Badè; Edward S Curtis
OCLC Number: 293826
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxi, [1], 278 pages, [21] leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / William Frederic Badè --
Unalaska and the Aleuts --
Among the islands of Bering Sea --
Siberian adventures --
In peril from the pack --
A Chukchi orator --
Eskimos and walrus --
At Plover Bay / and St. Michael --
Return of search party --
Villages of the dead --
Glimpses of Alaskan tundra --
Caribou and a native fair --
Zigzags among the polar pack --
First ascent of Herald Island --
Approaching a mysterious land --
The land of the white bear --
Tragedies of the whaling fleet --
Meeting the Point Barrow Expedition --
A Siberian reindeer herd --
Turned back by storms and ice --
Homeward-bound --
Appendix: I: The glaciation of the Arctic and Subarctic regions visited during the cruise ; II. Botanical notes.
Responsibility: by John Muir ; edited by William Frederic Badè ; [some photographs by Edward S. Curtis].

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Includes descriptions of Unalaska and the Aleuts, the Bering Sea Islands, the Chukchis, history of whaling wrecks in the Point Barrow region, etc.

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