A Voyage of Discovery, Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships <EM>Isabella</EM> and <EM>Alexander</EM>: For the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Inquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage

A Voyage of Discovery, Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander: For the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Inquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage

by John Ross

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108041522
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration
Pages: 542
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Explanations of sea terms used in icy seas; Official instructions; 1. Sailing of the expedition from the river; 2. Continuation of the voyage; 3. Progress of the voyage up the Straits; 4. Departure from Waygatt; 5. Continued progress through the ice; 6. The ships obliged to leave their moorings; 7. The Arctic Highlands; 8. Passage through the last barrier; 9. Progress towards the North; 10. Further progress to the southward; 11. Continue our progress to the southward, exploring the west coast of Baffin's Bay; 12. Proceedings off Cape Walsingham and Mount Raleigh; 13. Proceedings of the ships at Shetland.

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