The Arctic expedition of 1875-6 compiled from official sources with a summary of previous adventures in the Arctic seas

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Published by F. Warne in London .

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  • Nares, George S. -- 1831-1915.,
  • Discovery (Ship).,
  • Alert (Ship).,
  • Arctic regions.

Edition Notes

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1982.

Book details

Statementby R. Johnston.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 17441
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (66 fr.)
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19312383M
ISBN 100665174411

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