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Voyages of discovery and research within the Arctic regions : from the year 1818 to the present time

Author: John Barrow, Sir
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge library collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The diplomat Sir John Barrow (1764-1848) published this popular account of twelve recent Arctic expeditions in 1846. Drawing on eye-witness reports, Barrow describes the Arctic landscape, fauna and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barrow, Sir
ISBN: 9781108031134 1108031137
OCLC Number: 756485617
Notes: Originally published: London : J. Murray, 1846.
Description: xiv, 530 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Commander John Ross; 3. Captain David Buchan; 4. Lieutenant Parry's first voyage; 5. Clavering and Sabine; 6. Commander Parry's second voyage; 7. Captain George Lyon; 8. Captain Parry's third voyage; 9. Captain Parry's fourth voyage; 10. Franklin and Richardson; 11. Franklin and Richardson; 12. Back's journey; 13. Back's voyage; 14. Miscellaneous.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection.
Responsibility: John Barrow.

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