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Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole [electronic resource]: In Boats Fitted for the Purpose and Attached to His Majesty's Ship Hecla in the Year MDCCCXXVII [I.E., 1827]

under the command of Captain William Edward Parry ; published by authority of His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : J. Murray, 1828.
Language
English
Contents
  • Abstract of the meterological journal kept during the expedition towards the North Pole between June 25 and August 10, 1827, and on board His Majesty's ship Hecla between May 1 and September 16, 1827
  • Notice respecting the chronometers embarked on board the Hecla and the determination of the longitudes
  • Observations on the dip of the magnetic needle
  • Observations on the variation of the magnetic needle made on shore or on the ice 1827
  • Lieutenant (now Commander) Foster's account of the observations on the diurnal changes of intensity in the horizontal magnetic needle at Spitzbergen, 1827
  • Temperature and specific gravity of sea-water below the surface, 1827
  • Natural history. Zoology / James Clark Ross. Botanical appendix / Wm. Jackson Hooker. Enumeration of the rocks of Spitzbergen and the neighbouring isles collected by Captain Parry / Robert Jameson.
Description
xxii, 229 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, folded maps ; 28 cm
Notes
  • Sabin no. 58868.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2005 miunns
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