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The Arctic dispatches containing an account of the discovery of the Northwest Passage.

Sir Robert McClure

The Arctic dispatches containing an account of the discovery of the Northwest Passage.

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Published by J.D. Potter in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investigator (Ship),
  • Northwest Passage.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Captain Robert MacClure ; with a narrative of proceedings of H.M.S. Resolute, Capt. Kellet, C.B. ; and the dispatches of Capt. Sir Edward Belcher, C.B., Capt. Inglefield, and Commr. Pullen ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 340, no. 3361.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 leaves, 111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15440900M

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[Robert John Le Mesurier McClure, Sir]. Full text of " The Arctic dispatches: containing an account of the discovery of the North-West Passage " See other formats Cornell University Library The original of this book is in the. The Arctic dispatches: containing an account of the discovery of the North-West Passage / By Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure.

Abstract. Reprinted from the Nautical vation of access: Internet. First published inThe Discovery of a Northwest Passage is comprised of McClure’s logs and journals from his time in the Arctic from to What began as a joint venture between commanding captain Richard Collinson of the Enterprise and Captain McClure, as his subordinate on the Investigator, became a solitary expedition.

Supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry's voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years containing an account of the subjects of natural history. Related Titles. Series: CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. The Arctic dispatches: containing an account of the discovery of the North-West passage / by Robert Maclure McClure, Robert John Le Mesurier Sir, [ Book, Microform: ] View online (access conditions) At 2 libraries.

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PPME Block 5 The Arctic. Terms in this set (19) ______________ made the discovery of a Northwest Passage a priority for early explorers. Until the mid-______________ century, virtually all of the Arctic's population was limited to settlements of indigenous people; today it is only around 10 percent.

Sir John Franklin led an expedition to discover a Northwest Passage ______________. with two ships that used the latest technical innovations. As the highest level international forum on the Arctic, the Arctic Council's highest mandate is to settle military matters and to enforce cooperative security initiatives.

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Stein’s book is effectively a counterpart for the Investigator to William Barr’s similarly groundbreaking account of the Enterprise’s voyage, Arctic Hell Ship (University of Alberta Press, ).

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McClure, Cresswell, and their crew were the first to. The Englishman Martin Frobisher made three voyages in search of the Northwest Passage in the late s. He didn’t find it. “He discovered some straits, pretended to find a lot more,” Fowler. A supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry's voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage, in the years containing an account of the subjects of natural history.

First published inThe Discovery of a Northwest Passage is comprised of McClure’s logs and journals from his time in the Arctic from to What began as a joint venture between commanding captain Richard Collinson of the Enterprise and Captain McClure, as his subordinate on the Investigator, became a solitary : Touchwood Editions.

Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific: Performed in the Yearsin His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, Under the Orders of William Edward Parry ; with an Appendix, Containing the Scientific and.

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"A supplement to the appendix, containing an account of the subjects of natural history, was published in London in "--Hill coll., p. UC San Diego. Hill Coll. Englishman William Edward Parry's journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years '20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper.

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