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Launching Boats Across a Reef Opposite to Mount Conybeare. and distant view of the British chain of Mountains.
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Edward Francis Finden
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plate 15; following p. 132
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Men bring two boats onto shore. Includes ice floes.
Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847
Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827, ...
Source place of publication:
John Murray, Albemarle-Street
On July 19, 1826, the expedition camped on a reef near Herschel Island. Franklin named the island on July 17 after British chemist and astronomer, Sir John Herschel. It lies off the Yukon Territory.Franklin's first overland expedition went from the western shore of Hudson Bay to the Arctic Ocean between 1819 and 1822. This book describes his second overland expedition from the mouth of the Mackenzie River in northwest Canada to Point Beechey in present-day Alaska. A second part of the expedition travelled from the Mackenzie to the Coppermine River.Image placed horizontally on page.
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©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Geography, maps, city views and plans
Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--British
Arctic regions--Description and travel