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Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847.
Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the polar sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827.
London, J. Murray, 1828
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Franklin; John Richardson, Sir; William Clowes; Edward Nicholas Kendall; John Murray (Firm),
|Notes:||Appendix contains articles on various subjects relating to science.
With a final errata leaf.
|Description:||xxiv, 320 p., clvii,  p., 31 leaves of plates : front. (port.), ill., plates, fold. maps (1 col.) ; 29 cm.|
|Contents:||Appendices: No. I, Topographical and geological notices [of the northern coast of America] / by John Richardson --
No. II, Meteorological tables, arranged from the registers kept at Fort Franklin by the officers of the expedition / by John Richardson --
No. III, Observations on solar radiation / by John Richardson --
No. IV, Observations on the velocity of sound at different temperatures / by Lieutenant E.N. Kendall --
No. V, Observations for latitude, longitude, and magnetic variations --
No. VI, Observations relative to the daily variation of the horizontal magnetic needle --
No. VII, On the aurora borealis.
|Responsibility:||by John Franklin, Captain R.N., F.R.S., &c. and commander of the expedition ; including an account of the progress of a detachment to the eastward, by John Richardson, M.D., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c., surgeon and naturalist to the expedition ; illustrated by numerous plates and maps.|