skip to content
Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations.

Author: William Edward Parry, SirEdward Sabine, SirCarl Dietrich Eberhard KönigWilliam KirbyJohn Edward GrayAll authors
Publisher: London : John Murray, publisher to the Admiralty, MDCCCXXI [1821].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Englishman William Edward Parry's journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years 1819-'20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper. Includes official instructions to Parry from the British government on undertaking the expedition, details of land and sea exploration, encounters with Inuit (Eskimos) and fauna in the region, lists of supplies, chronometric, magnetic  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855.
Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
London : John Murray, 1821
(OCoLC)608575199
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Edward Parry, Sir; Edward Sabine, Sir; Carl Dietrich Eberhard König; William Kirby; John Edward Gray; Robert Brown; Roger Baskes Collection (University of Chicago. Library)
OCLC Number: 4223205
Description: [8], xxix, [3], 310, [2], clxxix pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (1 folded) ; 29 cm
Contents: Mammalia / by E. Sabine --
Birds / by E. Sabine --
Fish / by E. Sabine --
Land invertebrate animals / by W. Kirby --
Marine invertebrate animals / by E. Sabine --
Shells / by J.E. Gray --
Botany / by R. Brown --
Rock specimens / by C. Konig.
Other Titles: Voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage

Abstract:

Englishman William Edward Parry's journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years 1819-'20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper. Includes official instructions to Parry from the British government on undertaking the expedition, details of land and sea exploration, encounters with Inuit (Eskimos) and fauna in the region, lists of supplies, chronometric, magnetic and lunar observations, numerous plates and maps, glossary of technical terms.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/4223205<\/a>> # Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty\'s ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a>, schema:Book<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"4223205<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/London<\/a>> ; # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1240227<\/a>> ; # Arctic Regions.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/917.192041\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/224392386<\/a>> ; # Hecla (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/157446779<\/a>> ; # Griper (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1034268<\/a>> ; # Natural history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2010103408<\/a>> ; # Natural history--Arctic regions<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1242546<\/a>> ; # Arctic Ocean--Northwest Passage.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Organization\/hecla_ship<\/a>> ; # Hecla (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Place\/northwest_passage<\/a>> ; # Northwest Passage.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Organization\/griper_ship<\/a>> ; # Griper (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:alternateName<\/a> \"Voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:author<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Person\/parry_william_edward_sir_1790_1855<\/a>> ; # Sir William Edward Parry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/5082911<\/a>> ; # William Kirby<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/29833874<\/a>> ; # Sir Edward Sabine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/47509857<\/a>> ; # Carl Dietrich Eberhard K\u00F6nig<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/32135239<\/a>> ; # John Edward Gray<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Organization\/roger_baskes_collection_university_of_chicago_library<\/a>> ; # Roger Baskes Collection (University of Chicago. Library)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/34572082<\/a>> ; # Robert Brown<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"MDCCCXXI 1821<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"1821<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Mammalia \/ by E. Sabine -- Birds \/ by E. Sabine -- Fish \/ by E. Sabine -- Land invertebrate animals \/ by W. Kirby -- Marine invertebrate animals \/ by E. Sabine -- Shells \/ by J.E. Gray -- Botany \/ by R. Brown -- Rock specimens \/ by C. Konig.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Englishman William Edward Parry\'s journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years 1819-\'20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper. Includes official instructions to Parry from the British government on undertaking the expedition, details of land and sea exploration, encounters with Inuit (Eskimos) and fauna in the region, lists of supplies, chronometric, magnetic and lunar observations, numerous plates and maps, glossary of technical terms.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/292047683<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/608575199<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty\'s ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"4223205<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publication<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/4223205#PublicationEvent\/london_john_murray_publisher_to_the_admiralty_mdcccxxi_1821<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publisher<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Agent\/john_murray_publisher_to_the_admiralty<\/a>> ; # John Murray, publisher to the Admiralty<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/digitool.library.mcgill.ca\/webclient\/DeliveryManager?&pid=140679<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/4223205<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/London<\/a>> # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"London<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/917.192041\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Agent\/john_murray_publisher_to_the_admiralty<\/a>> # John Murray, publisher to the Admiralty<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"John Murray, publisher to the Admiralty<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Organization\/griper_ship<\/a>> # Griper (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Griper (Ship)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Organization\/hecla_ship<\/a>> # Hecla (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Hecla (Ship)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Organization\/roger_baskes_collection_university_of_chicago_library<\/a>> # Roger Baskes Collection (University of Chicago. Library)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Roger Baskes Collection (University of Chicago. Library)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Person\/parry_william_edward_sir_1790_1855<\/a>> # Sir William Edward Parry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1790<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1855,<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Parry<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"William Edward<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Sir William Edward Parry<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Place\/northwest_passage<\/a>> # Northwest Passage.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Northwest Passage.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2010103408<\/a>> # Natural history--Arctic regions<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Natural history--Arctic regions<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"enk<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1034268<\/a>> # Natural history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Natural history<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1240227<\/a>> # Arctic Regions.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Arctic Regions.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1242546<\/a>> # Arctic Ocean--Northwest Passage.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Arctic Ocean--Northwest Passage.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/157446779<\/a>> # Griper (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Griper (Ship)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/224392386<\/a>> # Hecla (Ship)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Hecla (Ship)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/29833874<\/a>> # Sir Edward Sabine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1788<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1883<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Sabine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Edward<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Sir Edward Sabine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/32135239<\/a>> # John Edward Gray<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1800<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1875<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Gray<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"John Edward<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"John Edward Gray<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/34572082<\/a>> # Robert Brown<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1773<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1858<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Brown<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Robert<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Robert Brown<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/47509857<\/a>> # Carl Dietrich Eberhard K\u00F6nig<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1774<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1851<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"K\u00F6nig<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Carl Dietrich Eberhard<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Carl Dietrich Eberhard K\u00F6nig<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/5082911<\/a>> # William Kirby<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1759<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1850<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Kirby<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"William<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"William Kirby<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/608575199<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:label<\/a> \"Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Online version:<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/4223205<\/a>> ; # Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty\'s ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/4223205<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/4223205<\/a>> ; # Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty\'s ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2019-12-30<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/4223205#PublicationEvent\/london_john_murray_publisher_to_the_admiralty_mdcccxxi_1821<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/London<\/a>> ; # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/292047683#Agent\/john_murray_publisher_to_the_admiralty<\/a>> ; # John Murray, publisher to the Admiralty<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:startDate<\/a> \"MDCCCXXI 1821<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Content-negotiable representations<\/p>\n