The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and his Companions.

By: McClintock, Captain Francis Leopold

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Book Condition: 242pp, Fine in Fine dw.


Narrative of Lady Franklin’s final searching expedition under Capt. McClintock, on the Fox, 1857-59, drawn from McClintock’s journal. Record of the voyage to Greenland, the drift in the ice pack from Melville Bay through Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, and subsequent voyage through Lancaster Sound, Barrow Strait and wintering at Port Kennedy. Includes accounts of sledge journeys and finding the proof’s of Franklin’s fate, and the exploration of coastlines of Bellot Strait, and McClintock Channel, of Rae Strait thus confirming the completion of the Northwest Passage.

Title: The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and his Companions.

Author Name: McClintock, Captain Francis Leopold

Categories: Polar,

Edition: 1998 rep

Publisher: Konemann: 1998

ISBN Number: 3829008953

ISBN Number 13: 9783829008952

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: 242pp, Fine in Fine dw.

Seller ID: 64232

Keywords: POLAR NORTH - exploration mountaineering alpinism bergsteigen arctic north pole discovery travel arktis artique polaire franklin baffin canada canadian passage northwest