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

Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska: in response to the resolution of the House of Representatives of December 11, 1884

Creator/Contributor:
Ray, P. H. (Patrick Henry), 1842-1911
Place Of Origin:
District of Columbia
Washington
Publisher:
G.P.O.
Creation Date:
1885
Extent:
695 p., [26] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. (some col.), maps, plan, ports. ; 30 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
bibliography
government publication
Observations
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
pt. 1. Orders and instructions -- pt. 2. Narrative / by Lieut. P.H. Ray -- pt. 3. Ethnographic sketch of the natives of Point Barrow / by Lieut. P.H. Ray: 1. Sketch. 2. Approximate census of Eskimos at the Cape Smythe village. 3. Vocabulary collected among the Eskimos of Point Barrow and Cape Smythe. 4. Catalogue of ethnological specimens collected by the Point Barrow expedition / prepared by John Murdoch -- pt. 4. Natural history / by John Murdoch: 1. Mammals. 2. Birds. 3. Fishes. 4. Insects / [by C.V. Riley]. 5. Marine invertebrates (exclusive of mollusks). 6. Report on the mullosks / by W.H. Dall. 7. Collecting localities and dredging stations. 8. Plants / by Prof. Asa Gray. Appendix -- pt. 5. Meteorology -- pt. 6. Terrestrial magnetism / [by C.A. Schott, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey] -- pt. 7. Tides -- pt. 8. Miscellaneous observations.
Subjects:
International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska (1881-1883)
Geophysics--Alaska--Barrow, Point--Observations
Scientific expeditions--Alaska--Barrow, Point
Inuit--Alaska--Barrow, Point
Natural history--Alaska--Barrow, Point
North Slope (Alaska)--Discovery and exploration
Alaska--Discovery and exploration
Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--American
Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Notes:
Report of Lieut. P.H. Ray, commanding the expedition, to the chief of the U.S. Signal Office.
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 171-176.
Series:
Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 48th Congress, 2nd session, no. 44
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
F914.N65 I57 1885
Repository:
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Record ID:
990115253800203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990115253800203941/catalog