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Narrative of the second Arctic expedition made by Charles F. Hall : his voyage to Repulse Bay, sledge journeys to the Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's land, and residence among the Eskimos, during the years 1864-'69

Author: Charles Francis Hall; J E Nourse; United States Naval Observatory.; United States. Navy Department.
Publisher: Washington : G.P.O., 1879.
Series: Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate), 45th Congress, 3d session, no. 27.
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Contains a preliminary chapter on Hall's three expeditions and the Franklin search, and two chapters on the preparations for the second expedition.
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Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871.
Narrative of the second Arctic expedition made by Charles F. Hall.
Washington : G.P.O., 1879
(OCoLC)646839320
Named Person: John Franklin
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Francis Hall; J E Nourse; United States Naval Observatory.; United States. Navy Department.
OCLC Number: 614652
Notes: Edited from Hall's manuscripts, which were purchased by the government.
This expedition, like his expedition of 1860-1862 was supported by private subscriptions, and both were undertaken to search for the records of the Franklin expedition and "to promote and benefit the cause of geography, navigation, natural history and science."
Includes index.
Description: xlviii, 644 pages : illustrations, plates, portraits, maps ; 27 cm.
Series Title: Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate), 45th Congress, 3d session, no. 27.
Responsibility: edited under the orders of the Hon. Secretary of the Navy, by Prof. J.E. Nourse, U.S.N.U.S. Naval Observatory, 1879.

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Contains a preliminary chapter on Hall's three expeditions and the Franklin search, and two chapters on the preparations for the second expedition.

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