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Nares, George S. (George Strong), 1831-1915.
Narrative of a voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6 in H.M. ships 'Alert ̓and 'Discovery.
London : S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1878
|Named Person:||George S Nares|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George S Nares; G H Richards; H W Feilden; Albert C L G Günther; E A Smith; Robert McLachlan; Edward J Miers; A M Norman; George Stewardson Brady; William Carmichael McIntosh; P Martin Duncan; Walter Percy Sladen; George Busk; George James Allman; H J Carter; Henry Bowman Brady; Joseph Dalton Hooker; Daniel Oliver; William Mitten; M J Berkeley; George Dickie; Charles Eugene De Rance; R W Coppinger; Samuel Haughton; Thomas Mitchell; George White; Edward L Moss; George le Clerk Egerton; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,; Spottiswoode & Co.,
|Notes:||"Spottiswoode & Co., Printers, New-street Square and Parliament Street."--Vol. 1, p. 395.
Vol. 1: xl, 395 p.,  leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 2: viii, 378 p.,  leaves of plates (1 folded).
Six plates consist of 6 black-and-white photoprints mounted on blank leaves.
"The illustrations in the present work are either reproductions of photographs taken by Mr. F. Mitchell, Paymaster of the H.M.S. 'Discovery, ' and Mr. George White, Assistant Engineer of H.M.S. 'Alert, ' or from sketches taken on the spot by Dr. Edward Moss, M.D., Surgeon of H.M.S. 'Alert, ' Lieutenant G. Le C. Egerton, and Mr. Mitchell."--Vol. 1, p. [vii]-viii.
Introduction by George Henry Richards.
|Description:||2 volumes,  leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color), map ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Appendix no. I Ethnology / by Henry W. Feilden --
Appendix no. II Mammalia / by Henry W. Feilden --
Appendix no. III Ornithology / by Henry W. Feilden --
Appendix no. IV Ichthyology / by Albert Günther --
Appendix no. V Mollusca / by Edgar A. Smith --
Appendix no. VI Insecta and Arachnida / by Robert McLachlan --
Appendix no. VII Crustacea / by Edward J. Miers ; Notes on the oceanic Copepoda / by the Rev. A.M. Norman ; Notes on the Ostracoda / by George Stewardson Brady --
Appendix no. VIII Annelida / by W.C. McIntosh --
Appendix no. IX Echinodermata / by Prof. P. Martin Duncan and W. Percy Sladen --
Appendix no. X Polyzoa / by George Busk --
Appendix no. XI Hydrozoa / by George J. Allman --
Appendix no. XII Spongida / by H.J. Carter --
Appendix no. XIII Rhizopoda Reticularia Foraminifera / by Henry B. Brady --
Appendix no. XIV Botany / by Sir Joseph D. Hooker ; Lists of flowering plants from Ellesmere Land and Grinnell Land / by Professor D. Oliver ; Mosses and Jungermanniæ / by W. Mitten ; Enumeration of the fungi collected during the Arctic Expedition of 1875 and 1876 / by the Rev. M.J. Berkeley ; Algæ and Diatomaceæ / by G. Dickie --
Appendix no. XV Geology: on the geological structure of the coasts of Grinnell Land and Hall Basin, visited by the British Arctic Expedition of 1875-6 / by C.E. De Rance and H.W. Feilden --
Appendix no. XVI Report on Petermann Glacier / by Richard W. Coppinger --
Appendix no. XVII Game list: list of animals procured in Smith Sound and northwards by the crew of H.M. Ship 'Alert' between July 28, 1875 and September 8, 1876 ; List of animals procured in Smith Sound by the crew of H.M. Ship 'Discovery' between July 28, 2875 and September 8, 1876 --
Appendix no. XVIII Meteorological abstract --
Appendix no. XIX Abstract of results obtained from the tidal observations made on board H.M. ships 'Discovery' and 'Alert' in 1875-6 / by the Rev. Samuel Haughton.
|Other Titles:||Voyage to the Polar Sea|
|Responsibility:||by Capt. Sir G.S. Nares, commander of the expedition ; with notes on the natural history edited by H.W. Feilden, naturalist to the expedition.|
- Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
- Arctic regions -- Description and travel.
- Natural history -- Arctic regions.
- Alert (Sloop : 1856-1895)
- Discovery (Ship)
- Nares, George S. -- (George Strong), -- 1831-1915 -- Travel -- Arctic regions.
- Alerte (Navire)
- Discovery (Navire)
- Sciences naturelles -- Arctique.
- Arctique -- Découverte et exploration britanniques.
- Discovery and exploration, British.
- Natural history.
- Arctic Regions.
- Discovery (navire)
- Arctique -- Découverte et exploration.