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The Investigator accompanied the Enterprise via Magellan Straits to pursue the search for Franklin in Canadian Arctic waters from west to east. They wintered in Prince of Wales Strait, 1850-51, explored the shores along Banks Island and M'Clure Strait, as far as Mercy Bay where the ship was abandoned in June 1853. The Investigator's personnel met a party from a westbound Franklin search ship and returned home, completing the first ocean to ocean passage of North America. Edited by Captain Sherard Osborn, C.B. Royal Navy from the logs and journals of Captain Robert Le M. M'Clure.
Title: The Discovery Of The North West Passage by H.M.S. 'Investigator', Capt. R M'Clure 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854.
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Edition: 1865 Fourth Edition
Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons: 1865
Book Condition: 405pp, Illustrated by Commander S. Gurney Cresswell, exlibrary for repair
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Seller ID: 61037
Keywords: POLAR NORTH - polar exploration mountaineering alpinism bergsteigen arctic north pole discovery travel arktis artique polaire franklin passage investigator m'clure cresswell canada canadian banks prince wales