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Ice blink : the tragic fate of Sir John Franklin's lost polar expedition

Author: Scott Cookman
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Led by Arctic explorer Franklin, two ships and 128 men sailed from Greenland in 1845, to find the Northwest Passage. Fourteen days later, they were seen for the last time. What happened has remained  Read more...

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Named Person: John Franklin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Cookman
ISBN: 0471377902 9780471377900 0471404209 9780471404200
OCLC Number: 237377209
Description: XII, 244 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: The Epitaphs. Messages from the Dead. The Enigma: Sir John. The Passage. Two Ships. Specters. Ships' Commanders. Ships' Companies. Outward Bound. Beechey Island. The Last Summer. Beset. Imprisoned. The Curse. The Culprit. Houndsditch. Schedules. The Dying Time. Killer at Large. The Death March. Cannibalism. The Culprit's Footprints. The Empty Prize. Afterword: Anatomy of a Disaster. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Scott Cookman.

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"A great Victorian adventure story rediscovered and re-presented for a more enquiring time." (The Scotsman, 26th August 2000)

 
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