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

The Antarctic manual for the use of the expedition of 1901

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FMUS.MCZ:2031563
Creator/Contributor:
Murray, George, 1858-1911
Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, 1830-1916
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-1904)
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Royal Geographical Society
Creation Date:
1901
Extent:
xvi, 586 p. : ill., maps (3 folded) ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
bibliography
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Bibliography
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
Ice nomenclature / C.R. Markham, H.R. Mill -- Astronomical data / Supt. of the 'Nautical almanac' -- Tidal observations / G.H. Darwin -- Pendulum observations / R.T. Glazebrook -- Terrestrial magnetism / E.W. Creak -- Antarctic climate / R.H. Scott, et.al. -- Wave-observing / Com. Wilson-Barker -- The aurora / A. Schuster -- Atmospheric electricity / Lord Kelvin -- Chemical and physical notes / J.Y. Buchanan -- Geology / W.T. Blanford -- Volcanoes and volcanic action / J.W. Judd -- Ice observations / J.W. Gregory, T.G. Bonney -- Instructions for collecting rocks and minerals / L. Fletcher -- Zoology / R. Lydekker et.al. -- Botany / G. Murray -- Arctic sledge-travelling / F.L. M'Clintock -- Geography / C. Wilkes et.al. -- Antarctic bibliography / H.R. Mill.
Subjects:
Scientific expeditions--Antarctica--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Natural history--Antarctica
Geophysics--Antarctica
Antarctica
Antarctica--Bibliography
Notes:
Folded maps in pocket.
Includes "Bibliography of Antarctic exploration and research" (p. 517-580) and index.
Attribution:
edited by George Murray ; with a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham ; presented to the expedition and issued by the Royal Geographical Society.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Widener Library, Harvard University
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Record ID:
990053529280203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990053529280203941/catalog