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Ice blink : the tragic fate of Sir John Franklin's lost polar expedition

Author: Scott Cookman
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2000.
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Follows the trail of the expedition by Sir John Franklin, which sailed north from Greenland in 1845 with two iron-plated ships and 128 men, only to be swallowed up by the ice and snow.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cookman, Scott, 1952-
Ice blink.
New York : Wiley, c2000
(OCoLC)607360835
Named Person: John Franklin; John Franklin, Sir; John (Forschungsreisender) Franklin; John Franklin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Cookman
ISBN: 0471377902 9780471377900 0471404209 9780471404200
OCLC Number: 42428762
Description: xii, 244 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Epitaphs --
Messages from the Dead --
The Enigma: Sir John --
The Passage --
Two Ships --
Specters --
Ships' Commanders --
Ships' Companies --
Outward Bound --
Beechey Island --
The Last Summer --
Beset --
Imprisoned --
The Curse --
The Culprit --
Houndsditch --
Schedules --
The Dying Time --
Killer at Large --
The Death March --
Cannibalism --
The Culprit's Footprints --
The Empty Prize --
Afterword: Anatomy of a Disaster --
Provisions --
Northwest Passage Voyages: Mortality Rates --
Mid-Nineteenth-Century Naval Medicine --
Expedition Muster.
Responsibility: Scott Cookman.
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Follows the trail of the expedition by Sir John Franklin, which sailed north from Greenland in 1845 with two iron-plated ships and 128 men, only to be swallowed up by the ice and snow.

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