The Discovery of the North-West Passage by HMS <EM>Investigator</EM>, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854: From the Logs and Journals of Capt. Robert Le M. M'Clure, Illustrated by S. Gurney Cresswell

The Discovery of the North-West Passage by HMS Investigator, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854: From the Logs and Journals of Capt. Robert Le M. M'Clure, Illustrated by S. Gurney Cresswell

by Robert John Le Mesurier McClure, Sherard Osborn (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108057530
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/06/2013
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Polar Exploration
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Return of the Arctic squadron of 1848; 3. Slow sailing of the Arctic ships; 4. Voyage continued to Honolulu; 5. The Investigator gives up hope of meeting the Enterprise, and departs alone; 6. The narrative of Captain Maguire; 7. A thunder-storm, slow progress; 8. Approach to Cape Bathurst; 9. Cape Bathurst left; 10. Signs of a rapidly approaching winter; 11. Severe pressure on the ice; 12. New-Year's Day 1851; 13. Signs of summer increase; 14. The Investigator bears up, and goes round the south end of Banks Land; 15. The New Year, 1852; 16. The Enterprise; 17. Captain M'Clure proceeds to Melville Island to see Captain Kellett; 18. Gloomy prospect in the autumn of 1854; Appendix.

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