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Narrative of an expedition to the polar sea in the years 1820, 1821, 1822 & 1823

commanded by Lieutenant, now Admiral, Ferdinand von Wrangell of the Russian Imperial Navy

by Wrangel, Ferdinand Petrovich baron

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Published by J. Madden in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wrangel, Ferdinand Petrovich, -- baron, -- 1796-1870.,
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Russian.,
  • Siberia (Russia) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Fleming Collection.

    Statementedited by Edward Sabine.
    ContributionsSabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcxxxvii, [1], 413 p. ;
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22463793M

    Engraving Illustration produced by carving lines into a metal plate. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. Knapton, All that was needed was a contribution of about 6, francs from each department.

    Illuminated Decorated by hand. Eleven of the twenty strong party died amid accusations of murder and cannibalism before the survivors were rescued by native people of the Yellowknife tribe. Condition: Good. The ship could not be got near to the land before the afternoon of the 11th. F74 v. With remarkable occurrences in the South-sea and elsewhere.

    Occasional pencil notations. From this narrow spot Dr. The vessels instantly weighed, and, by carrying all sail, arrived in Yarmouth Roads at seven P. Reback To supply a worn binding with a new spine, usually made of the same material as the rest of the binding and decorated to match. Depending on demand, any number of printings can be made from a setting of type For example, a first printing might consist of copies, followed by a second printing of copies; in which case the book would have a first edition, first printing of copies, and a first edition, second printing of copies.


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Streeter Second Expedition. The knowledge we had now gained of the state of the violent commercial opposition existing in the country, rendered this assurance highly gratifying; and these gentlemen added to the obligation by freely communicating that information respecting [Pg 36] the interior of the country, which their intelligence and long residence so fully qualified them to give.

Thursday, July 1. An untoward circumstance, while at this anchorage, cast a damp on our party at this early period of the voyage.

The press of sail, which of necessity we carried caused the leak to increase and the pumps were kept in constant use. Lacavalleria, Traduite de l'espagnol sur la seconde edition, par M. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine.

The clouds assumed so much the appearance of icebergs this evening, as to deceive most of the 1821 and crew; but their imaginations had been excited by the intelligence we had received from the Andrew Marvell, that she had only parted from a cluster of them two days previous to our meetings.

Richardson Narrative of an expedition to the polar sea in the years 1820 collecting and examining the various specimens of marine plants, of which these islands furnish an abundant and diversified supply, Mr. On the 5th of August, a party of the officers endeavoured to get on one of the larger icebergs, but ineffectually, owing 1821 the steepness and smoothness of its sides, and the swell produced by its undulating motion.

Ostensibly they were searching for survivors of the Franklin's lost expeditionbut the Russians suspected the British had geopolitical motives. The governor selected one of the largest of the Company's boats for our use on the journey, and directed the carpenters to commence refitting it immediately; but he was only able to furnish us with a steersman; and we were obliged to make up the rest of the crew with the boatmen brought from Stromness, and our two attendants.

Guns were frequently fired to apprize any who might be near of our approach; but, as no one appeared, and no signal was returned, and the loose ice was setting down towards the ship, we bore up to proceed to the next appointed rendezvous.

At this time the Eddystone was perceived to be driving with rapidity towards some of the larger masses; the stern-boats of this ship and of the Wear were despatched to assist in towing her clear of them.

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A voyage to Peru, performed by the Conde of St. Valentina V. Hopkins et al. He noted that in the Arctic ocean between continental Asia and the New Siberian Islands there was a narrow strip of open water between the shore and the ice in summer, and the main body of ice was broken into fields and floes, with lanes of open water between them, which remained until the first frost of autumn.Narrative of an expedition to the polar sea, in, & commanded by F.

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