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Ross, James Clark Sir 1800-1862

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Works: 192 works in 569 publications in 3 languages and 5,362 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Maps  Gazetteers  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Inscriber, Contributor, Cartographer, Honoree
Classifications: QK5, 919.8
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Most widely held works about James Clark Ross
 
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Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 by John Ross( Book )

103 editions published between 1834 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical sketches of notable Asian Americans and Pacific Americans, including cinematographer James Howe, scholar and politician S. I. Hayakawa, and novelist Amy Tan
A voyage of discovery and research in the southern and Antarctic regions, during the years 1839-43 by James Clark Ross( Book )

56 editions published between 1847 and 2014 in English and German and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage of H.M.S.S. Erebus and Terror to the Antarctic Ocean, 1839-43
Journal of a third voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage : from the Atlantic to the Pacific performed in the years 1824-25 in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Fury, under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and commander of the expedition ; illustrated by plates and charts by William Edward Parry( )

5 editions published between 1826 and 1997 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The appendix contains a record of the scientific observations, and material upon the natural history of the Arctic regions
Appendix to the narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage : and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the year 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 by John Ross( )

17 editions published between 1835 and 1983 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polar explorer John Ross (1777-1856) sailed with William Edward Parry in 1818 to seek a North-West Passage from Baffin Bay. The attempt was unsuccessful, and Ross was widely blamed for its failure. In 1829, he set out on a privately funded expedition on the steamship Victory, accompanied by his nephew James Clark Ross, to try again, returning to England in late 1833. Using survival techniques learnt from the Inuit he befriended, Ross kept his crew healthy through four icebound winters. While the voyage once again failed to find a North-West Passage, it surveyed the Boothia Peninsula and a large part of King William Land. It was also valuable for its scientific findings, with J. C. Ross discovering the magnetic pole. Ross published this two-volume work in 1835. Volume 2 contains scientific reports, ethnological information on the Inuit, an Eskimo vocabulary and comments on natural history
Relation du second voyage fait à la recherche d'un passage au nord-ouest by John Ross( Book )

17 editions published between 1835 and 1983 in French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of an attempt to reach the North pole : in boats fitted for the purpose, and attached to His Majesty's ship Hecla, in the Year MDCCCXXVII, under the command of Captain William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and honorary member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences at St. Petersburg ; illustrated by plates and charts by William Edward Parry( )

3 editions published between 1828 and 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the leading Arctic navigators of his age, William Edward Parry (1790–1855) led three expeditions in search of the North-West Passage (accounts of which are also reissued in this series). Parry's early career had been spent protecting the whaling fleet of Spitsbergen and this experience led him in 1826 to propose to the Admiralty an expedition to the North Pole. In order to reach further north than earlier attempts, Parry used sledge-boats that could be towed over the ice on runners, and then take to any open sea that the crew encountered. In 1827 the expedition attained a record latitude that stood for nearly fifty years. This illustrated account, published in 1828, was described by the Quarterly Review as a record of 'the patient, persevering, energetic, and undaunted conduct which British seamen are capable of displaying, in the most difficult, discouraging, and dangerous circumstances'
Description of a view of the continent of Boothia : discovered by Captain Ross in his late expedition to the polar regions : now exhibiting at the Panorama, Leicester Square by Robert Burford( Book )

8 editions published between 1834 and 1981 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A voyage of discovery and research in the Southern and antarctic regions : during the years 1839-43 by James Clark Ross( )

9 editions published between 1847 and 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Clark Ross (1800–1862) was an explorer who served in the Royal Navy and made his first Arctic trip in 1818 on an unsuccessful mission to find the North-West Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. On the basis of his polar experience, he was appointed to lead further expeditions, and by 1839 he found himself on the opposite side of the world in the Antarctic, with Joseph Dalton Hooker as his on-board naturalist. This two-volume account of the four-year voyage was published in 1847. Ross' findings led him to the conclusion that there was life on the sea floor to at least 730 metres, and the work is an important contribution to the development of oceanography and scientific knowledge about the Antarctic. Volume 2 continues the story of the expedition, which eventually reached 78S, and discovered the deep bay in the southern ocean now called the Ross Sea
Zweite Entdeckungsreise nach den Gegenden des Nordpols, 1829-1833 by John Ross( Book )

9 editions published between 1835 and 1987 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror : under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, during the years 1839 to 1843 by John Richardson( Book )

7 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the voyage / by Joseph Dalton Hooker -- Mammalia / by J.E. Gray -- Birds / by George Robert Gray -- Appendix / by R. Bowdler Sharpe
The botany [of] the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843 : under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross by Joseph Dalton Hooker( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ichthyology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross ... by John Richardson( Book )

8 editions published between 1844 and 1864 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flora Tasmania by Joseph Dalton Hooker( )

2 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the expedition to Baffin's Bay, under Captain Ross and Lieutenant Parry( Book )

3 editions published between 1819 and 1979 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entdeckungsreise nach dem Süd-Polar-Meere in den Jahren 1839-1843 by James Clark Ross( Book )

12 editions published between 1847 and 2015 in German and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capitain Sir John Ross zweite Entdeckungsreise nach den Gegenden des Nordpols, 1829-1833 by John Ross( Book )

4 editions published in 1835 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English (302)

French (50)

German (25)