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discovery of the North-west passage

Sir Robert McClure

discovery of the North-west passage

by Sir Robert McClure

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts in London .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsOsborn, Sherard, 1822-1875.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG665.1850 .C64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 463, [1] p.
      Number of Pages463
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6592740M
      LC Control Number16025751
      OCLC/WorldCa24077125

        An account of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage by Hudson's streights, to the western and southern ocean of America: performed in the year and , in the ship California, Capt. Francis Smith, commander Item Preview. There were many expeditions in search of a Northwest Passage during the s. They include the voyages of Frances Smith, Samuel Hearne and James Cook. By the end of the century, George Vancouver had explored the northwest coast in detail. In .

      Journal of the Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage, by William Edward Parry The Project Gutenberg eBook, Journal of the Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage, by William Edward Parry, Edited by Henry Morley This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.   If you're gripped by people and history—from busy, modern villages to untouched ancient ruins—the Northwest Passage voyage is for you. Learn more .

        In , the Franklin expedition’s two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew while searching for the Northwest fate is .   First published in , The 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/5(2).


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Discovery of the North-west passage by Sir Robert McClure Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Northwest Passage (NWP) is the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

The eastern route along the Arctic coasts of Norway and Siberia is accordingly called the Northeast Passage (NEP).

The various islands of the archipelago are separated from one another and from the Canadian. Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship/5(22). out of 5 stars Discovering the North-West Passage Reviewed in the United States on Ma Glenn M.

Stein has written a captivating account of the last voyage of HMS Investigator, under the command of Robert McClure, which discovered the 'Holy Grail' of a sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via passage through the /5(10).

Northwest Passage is an historical novel by Kenneth Roberts, published in Told through the eyes of primary character Langdon Towne, much of the novel follows the exploits and character of Robert Rogers, the leader of Rogers' Rangers, who were a colonial force fighting with the British during the French and Indian War.

Structurally, Northwest Passage is divided into : Kenneth Roberts. Get this from a library. The discovery of the North-west passage. [Robert John Le Mesurier McClure, Sir; Sherard Osborn]. See R. McClure, The Discovery of the North-West Passage (, repr.

); B. Keating, The Northwest Passage (); A. Day, Search for the Northwest Passage (); F. Griffiths, ed., Politics of the Northwest Passage (); A.

Savours, The Search for the Northwest Passage (); G. Williams, Voyages of Delusion (); A. Brandt, The. Genre/Form: Lithotints: Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC) Online version: McClure, Robert John Le Mesurier, Sir, Discovery of the North-west Passage.

The Discovery of the North-West Passage by H. Investigator, Capt. M'Clure,The book follows a clear timeline after a prologue about the discovery of HMS Resolute, the Queen's "ghost ship". The author gives a list of the primary *characters* at the beginning and uses many primary sources for his This is a very clearly written tale of the search for the Northwest Passage as well as a tale of the searches for the 4/5.

The Northwest Passage spans roughly miles from the North Atlantic north of Canada’s Baffin Island in the east to the Beaufort Sea north of the U.S.

state of Alaska in the west. Northwest Passage was one of my favorites as a teen, but I hadn't give it a thought in more than two-score (!) years until a lapsed friend and I reconnected for a New Year's drink. It turned out he was an Indian aficionado, too, with the French and Indian War () being one of his specialties/5.

"THE PROBLEM OF THE NORTH WEST PASSAGE, DISPUTED FOR YEARS, WAS SOLVED": FIRST EDITION OF DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE, A BEAUTIFUL COPY.

M'CLURE, R[OBERT]. The Discovery of the North-West Passage Edited by Commander Sherard Osborn. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longman's, & Roberts, Octavo, original blind-stamped navy. The latest discovery was made two years and a day after Canadian marine archeologists found the wreck of Erebus in the same area of eastern Queen Maud gulf.

Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to Filed under: Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions, Or, The Adventures of Sir John Franklin (New York: G.

Cooper, ), by John Franklin (multiple formats at ). Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific: performed in the years,in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry ; with an appendix containing the.

The many searches for the missing explorer John Franklin led to the discovery of all the Arctic waterways. The knowledge gained from these voyages helped Amundsen to finally cross the Northwest Passage in After Franklin's disappearance from view in July many months passed before any.

From tothe ambitious Commander Robert McClure captained the HMS Investigator on a voyage in search of the missing Franklin Expedition, which sailed from England into the Arctic in to map the last uncharted section of the North-West Passage.

The Investigator and her consort the Enterprise were to pass through the Bering Strait from the west but a Pacific storm separated them. McClure, somewhat unfortunately, allowed his journals (edited by Sherard Osborn) to be published under the title "Discovery of the north-west passage," which confuses his transit with the discovery itself.

If one regards this as both, it nevertheless post-dates that of Franklin's men by six years, and is very nearly coincident with Rae's survey Author: Russell Potter.

Book Excerpt d capstan, being at their margin more than twenty feet above the level of the sea, and over some of these we could not see from the mast-head. Upon the whole, however, the magnitude of the ice became somewhat less towards the north-west; and within thirty miles of that margin the masses were comparatively small, and their thickness.

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 other observations by Parry, William Edward, Sir, Pages:.

IN SEARCH OF THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE, UNCUT IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. PARRY, William Edward. Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years London: John Murray, Quarto, original brown boards rebacked in contemporary brown morocco, raised bands, uncut.

$The book content is exceptionally detailed and very well written and it will probably become a major work of reference to researchers in the field of Polar Exploration and the Discovery of the North-West Passage.5/5(4).The North-West Passage by Land Being the Narrative of an Expedition from the Atlantic to the Pacific: Undertaken with the View of Exploring a Route Across the Continent to British Columbia Through British Territory, by One of the Northern Passes in the R by William Milton, Cheadle W.

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