Expeditions and Discoveries Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age

The polar regions

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.FIG:006786439
Creator/Contributor:
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865, creator
Tower, Joseph Tuckerman, 1897-1931, former owner.
Adam and Charles Black (Firm), publisher.
Description:
Progress of discovery in Arctic from 52 B.C. to Franklin search expeditions ending 1859. Arranged chronologically and by region. Includes chapters on Svalbard, polar currents, ice, winds, temperature, vegetation, zoology, geology, and native people. Progress of discovery in Antarctic is briefly described.
Place Of Origin:
Scotland
Edinburgh
Publisher:
Adams and Charles Black
Creation Date:
1861
Extent:
ix, 400, 12 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
bibliography
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Arctic peoples
Ethnology--Antarctica
Ethnology--Russia--Siberia, Northeastern
Polar regions
Places:
Scotland--Edinburgh
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, 2002. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Attribution:
by Sir John Richardson.
Series:
Harvard Ernst Mayr Library preservation microfilm project ; 00618
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
G620 .R52
Repository:
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Arnold Arboretum Library (Cambridge), Botany Libraries, Harvard University
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Widener Library, Harvard University
Master Microforms, Harvard University
Record ID:
990047907260203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990047907260203941/catalog