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A voyage of discovery : made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a north-west passage

Author: John Ross, Sir
Publisher: London : John Murray, Albermarle-Street, 1819
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Contains a journal of the voyage with information on ice conditions, descriptions of the Polar Eskimos of the Cape York Region, and of extensive stretches of red snow seen there. Also includes a record of personal equipment, all orders, and work carried out. Appendices include observations on magnetic variations, zoology, geology, latitudes and longitudes.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ross, John, Sir, 1777-1856.
Voyage of discovery.
London, J. Murray, 1819
(OCoLC)744226937
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ross, Sir
OCLC Number: 4559652
Notes: Appendixes, of scientific observations and reports, cxliv p. at end.
Description: 2 p. l., xxxix, [1], 252, [2], cxliv p., [31] leaves of plates : front., plates (partly col., partly fold.) 2 fold. maps, tables ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: by John Ross, K.S. Captain Royal Navy.

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Contains a journal of the voyage with information on ice conditions, descriptions of the Polar Eskimos of the Cape York Region, and of extensive stretches of red snow seen there. Also includes a record of personal equipment, all orders, and work carried out. Appendices include observations on magnetic variations, zoology, geology, latitudes and longitudes.

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