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Report of the International polar expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, in response to the resolution of the [U.S.] House of representatives of December 11, 1884.

Author: P H RayJohn MurdochCharles V RileyAsa GrayWilliam Healey DallAll authors
Publisher: Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1885.
Series: Arctic series of publications issued in connection with the Signal Service, U.S. Army, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska (1881-1883).
Report of the International polar expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1885
(OCoLC)647098049
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P H Ray; John Murdoch; Charles V Riley; Asa Gray; William Healey Dall; Charles A Schott; United States. Army. Signal Corps.
OCLC Number: 1083673405
Notes: Issued also as House ex. doc. 44, 48th Cong., 2d sess. (v. 23, serial no. 2298).
Report of Lieut. P.H. Ray, commanding the expedition, to the chief of the United States Signal office.
Description: 2 p. l., 3-695 p. front., plates (part col.) fold. map, plan. 30 cm.
Contents: Pt.I. Orders and instructions. --
pt.II. Narrative, by Lieut. P.H. Ray. --
pt. III. Ethnographic sketch of the natives of Point Barrow, by Lieut. P.H. Ray: 1. Sketch. 2. Approximate census of Eskimos at the Cape Smythe village. 3. Vocabulary collected among the Eskimos of Point Barrow and Cape Smythe. 4. Catalogue of ethnological specimens collected by the Point Barrow expedition, prepared by John Murdoch. --
pt. IV. Natural history, by John Murdoch: 1. Mammals. 2. Birds. 3. Fishes. 4. Insects [by C.V. Riley] 5. Marine invertebrates (exclusive of mollusks) 6. Report on the mollusks, by W.H. Dall. 7. Collecting localities and dredging stations. 8. Plants, by Prof. Asa Gray. Appendix. --
pt. V. Meteorology (including Aurora) --
pt. VI. Terrestrial magnetism [by C.A. Schott, U.S Coast and geodetic survey] --
pt. VII. Tides. --
pt. VIII. Miscellaneous observations.
Series Title: Arctic series of publications issued in connection with the Signal Service, U.S. Army, no. 1.

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