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Chart of the Arctic Ocean: Peary's north Greenland expedition of 1891-92: illustrating the route of Peary's North Greenland expedition of 1891-'92 and other arctic expeditions

Creator/Contributor:
National Geographic Society (U.S.), creator
Melville, George W. (George Wallace), 1841-1912
United States, Hydrographic Office.
Norris Peters Co
Place Of Origin:
District of Columbia
[Washington, D.C.]
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Creation Date:
[1892]
1892
Extent:
1 map : front & back, ill. ; 39 x 44 cm., on sheet 62 x 49 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Maps
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin)
Nautical charts--Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean--Discovery and exploration--Maps
Notes:
Depths shown by soundings.
"Reduced copy, with additions, of a chart published by the United States Hydrographic Office."
On verso: "Peary's north Greenland expedition of 1891-92 : illustrated lecture by civil engineer R.E. Peary, U.S. Navy. Introduction by engineer-in-chief Geo. W. Melville, U.S. Navy. under the auspices of the National Geographic Society, Academy of Music, Washington, D.C., Friday April 17, at 8 p.m." Includes text with ills. of Peary in excavation garb and of his sailing vessel.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990115208830203941_FHCL:2250071