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

The threshold of the unknown region

Creator/Contributor:
Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, 1830-1916, creator
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, publisher.
Description:
Historical review of arctic exploration with chapters discussing Barents, Hudson, the Spitzbergen route, the east coast of Greenland, Baffin Bay, etc. This edition has been enlarged with six new chapters relating to the Norwegian voyages off Novaya Zemlya, the British Arctic Expedition under Nares in 1875 and the public awards for arctic discoveries.
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Sampson Low, Marston, Searles & Rivington
Creation Date:
1876
Edition:
4th ed., with supplementary chapters.
Extent:
xxiv, 463, 40 p., [5] folded leaves of plates : col. maps ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
bibliography
biography
Chronology
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Nares, George S. (George Strong)
Arctic Expedition of 1875-1876.
Alert (Ship)
Discovery (Ship)
British Arctic Expedition (1875-1876)
Whaling--Arctic regions
Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--History
Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration
Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--Chronology
Places:
England--London
Notes:
Advertisments: p. [1]-40 (2nd group).
"Biographical dictionary of the Arctic Expedition of 1875": p. [395]-416.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, 2002. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Attribution:
by Clements R. Markham.
Series:
Harvard Ernst Mayr Library preservation microfilm project ; 00491
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
G620 .M34 1876
Repository:
Widener Library, Harvard University
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Master Microforms, Harvard University
Record ID:
990052482730203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990052482730203941/catalog