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Arctic regions, and polar discoveries during the nineteenth century

Peter Lund Simmonds

Arctic regions, and polar discoveries during the nineteenth century

with the discoveries made by Captain McClintock as to the fate of the Franklin expedition.

by Peter Lund Simmonds

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Published by Routledge, Warne, and Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847,
  • Arctic regions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy P.L. Simmonds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG625
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3], xi, 294, 6, [3] p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20562658M

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Originally published inThirty Years in the Arctic Regions is Franklin's own record of his two overland expeditions, begun in andwhich took him to what is now the Northwest Territory of it was Franklin's final expedition, to discover the sea route connecting the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans, that cemented Released on: Novem This list of Arctic expeditions is a timeline of historic Arctic exploration and explorers of the Arctic.

Fiann Paul, Alex Gregory and Carlo Facchino ocean rowing aboard Polar Row. ^ E. Coleman (). The Royal Navy in Polar Exploration: From Frobisher to Ross.

Tempus. 65– Retrieved 22 October ^ Beechey, F. Franklin and his crew inspired a spate of books on exploration in the nineteenth century, and interest in his expedition has revived with the recent discovery of the bodies of several of its members, perfectly preserved by ice for nearly a century and half.

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[P L Simmonds] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. 10 Mysterious Arctic Discoveries. The Arctic isn’t just home to Polar bears and bizarre Canadian political parties. It’s also home to some of the most mysterious objects and sites ever discovered. Some are of scientific interest, while others might prove the Vikings settled more of North America than previously thought.

As all this suggests, depictions of the Arctic in nineteenth-century fiction ran a narrow gamut—from, in essence, death by natural causes (hubris, hypothermia, drowning) to death by unnatural causes (ghosts, monsters, magnets, autophagy).

During the first half of the nineteenth century British explorers eagerly sought the Northwest Passage, making great advances in exploring and charting polar regions. Polar Pioneers is the story of John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross, British naval officers who made important contributions to world exploration.

Arctic explorations and discoveries during the nineteenth century being detailed accounts of the several expeditions to the North Seas, both English and American, conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure, Dr. Kane, and others: including the long and fruitless efforts and failures in search of Sir John Franklin: edited and completed.

The Arctic regions, and polar discoveries during the nineteenth century; with the discoveries made by Captain McClintock as to the fate of the Franklin expedition. By P.L.

Simmonds. G S35 Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the refers to the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic ical records suggest that humankind have explored the northern extremes since BC, when the ancient Greek sailor Pytheas reached a frozen sea while attempting to find a.

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Kane and others: including the long and fruitless efforts and failures in search of Sir John Franklin. [New York?]. Ship From Doomed Arctic Expedition Found After Years. The recently discovered wreck of one of the ships from Sir John Franklin’s lost mission to the Arctic may be the key to a centuries-old mystery.

It’s one of the most puzzling mysteries in maritime history. Below is a selected timeline highlighting exploration and expeditions to Arctic regions in the late nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century.

This timeline has been created using information located in the findings aids from related collections in the Library's Manuscript Division. During the mid-nineteenth century, British naval officer Samuel Gurney Cresswell participated in two Arctic expeditions and created a number of watercolor paintings, which were reproduced as lithographs and published in London in   Top 10 Arctic novels a book about a murderer on a 19th-century Arctic whaling ship.

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Scoresby Sr. was a first-rate navigator. He invented the crow’s nest and other aids to ice navigation and was the first to suggest the use of sledges to reach the pole.

The scientific age of polar exploration began with his son, who wrote two important books on the Arctic. British discoveries in the “Arctic Regions,” From John Franklin’s Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Yearsand (London, ).

With the threat of climate change looming, the Polar Regions have never seemed so pertinent to our everyday lives. Get this from a library. A chronological history of voyages into the Arctic regions: undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a north-east, north-west, or polar passage between the Atlantic and Pacific: from the earliest periods of Scandinavian navigation, to the departure of the recent expeditions, under the order of Captains Ross and Buchan.

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This is one of the few books that focus on the exploration, navigation, mapping, and controversy around the pursuit of these remote lands--some of the most unforgiving areas of our planet.

Get this from a library. Sir John Franklin and the Arctic Regions: a Narrative Showing the Progress of the British Enterprise for the Discovery of the North-West Passage during the Nineteenth Century. [Peter Lund Simmonds]. Thomas Abernethy ( – 13 April ) was a Scottish seafarer, gunner in the Royal Navy, and polar e he was neither an officer nor a gentleman, he was little mentioned in the books written by the leaders of the expeditions he went on, but was praised in what was :Longside, Northeast Scotland, UK.

Select Books on the Arctic Regions in the G.W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, American Geographical and Statistical Society.

The polar exploring expedition: a special meeting of the American Geographical & Statistical Society, held Ma New York: Printed for the Society, Subjects: Hayes, I.

I (Isaac Israel). The Arctic grail: the quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, / Pierre Berton. G B47 Gender on ice: American ideologies of polar expeditions / Lisa Bloom. Get this from a library! A chronological history of voyages into the Arctic Regions: undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a north-east, north-west, or polar passage between the Atlantic and Pacific: from the earliest periods of Scandinavian navigation to the departure of the recent expeditions under the orders of captains Ross and Buchan.The Arctic (/ ˈ ɑːr k t ɪ k / or / ˈ ɑːr t ɪ k /) is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean, adjacent seas, and parts of Alaska (United States), Finland, Greenland (), Iceland, Northern Canada, Norway, Russia and within the Arctic region has seasonally varying snow and ice cover, with predominantly.

This is a curated list of collections in the custody of the Manuscript Division that contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with exploration of the arctic regions from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century.