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  • North Pole -- Discovery and exploration

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Statementby Himself
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 688
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Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL14666074M

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Polar Pioneers is the story of John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross, British naval officers who made important contributions to world John Ross led an expedition to search for the. Non-Fiction. Inseven men, one woman, forty-nine sled dogs, and three tons of supplies set out for the North Pole.

The goal of the Steger International Polar Expedition was to reach the Pole on dog sled without any resupply from the air/5. Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R.N. to the Arctic Regions: For the Discovery of a North West Passage; Performed in the Years an.

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Sir John Ross CB (24 June – 30 August ) was a British Royal Navy officer and Polar explorer. He was the uncle of Sir James Clark Ross, who explored the Arctic with him, and later led expeditions to Antarctica. Naval career. Arctic expeditions. First Arctic expedition.

Second Arctic : Order of the Bath, Order of the Polar Star. OnRoss located the position of the north magnetic pole on Boothia Peninsula in northern Canada. On April 8,Ross took command of the ton EREBUS with his friend Francis Crozier assuming command of the ton TERROR.

Antarctica was the new challenge and a voyage was planned. Following his second expedition he published Narrative of the second voyage of Captain Ross to the Arctic regions in –33; compiled principally from the evidence of Captain Ross before the committee of the House of Commons (London, ) and Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in.

Preparations Command. Barrow, who was 82 and nearing the end of his career, deliberated about who should command the expedition to complete the Northwest Passage and perhaps also find what Barrow believed to be an ice-free Open Polar Sea around the North Pole.

Parry, his first choice, was tired of the Arctic and politely declined. His second choice, James Clark Ross. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R.N. to the Arctic Regions Item Preview Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes "On the position of the north magnetic pole. (Supplement)": 44 p. at end. Quest for the South Pole Early explorers skimmed the boundaries of Antarctica in daring sea voyages to the ends of the Earth. In the early 20th century, a new. TRUE FIRST Edition MAGAZINE Format Thus.

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Max Jones is the author of The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice, an examination of the enduring appeal of the Scott story, the drive to explore hostile environments and the Author: Guardian Staff.

This is widely regarded as being the best Antarctic book ever written, and by some - the best travel book ever written. Never out of print since first published in 'Cherry' was the 2nd youngest and one of the bravest on Captain Scott's famously fatal expedition of to be the first to reach the South Pole.

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Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Terra Nova Fired by his previous failure to capture the Pole, Scott launched the British Antarctic Expedition in He and four men set out from Ross. Captain Ross looked more like a retired police officer on vacation at the helm — wearing a polo shirt, jeans and Crocs — than the captain of a $40 million ship.

The first of these, written by an explorer named Robert Walton to his sister back in England, Mrs. Saville, is sent from St. Petersburg, Russia and discusses Walton's upcoming voyage to the North.

In the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour”. The Second Voyage includes two volumes, published in “A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty’s Ships Resolution and Adventure, In the Years,and ”.

First edition. Supplement to Captain Sir John Ross's Narrative of a second voyage in the Victory, in search of a North-west Passage: containing the supressed facts necessary to a proper understanding of the causes of the failure of the steam machinery of the Victory and a just appreciation of Sir John Ross's character as an officer and a man of science by.

Another anonymous book with many false accounts of the voyage. Two years after the end of the voyage, the first official account appeared. The title was: A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, In the Years,and   Top 10 Arctic novels about the Arctic as setting when I was writing my latest novel The North Water, a book about a murderer on a 19th-century Arctic whaling ship.

ends somewhere near the. These he named the South Sandwich Islands. After a week of exploration in them, he turned north for England, reaching England on J The voyage lasted three years and eight days covering more t miles.

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Matthew Henson was an African-American explorer who discovered the North Pole with Robert E. Peary in —or so they claimed. Learn more at : Ross, and the discovery of the Northern Magnetic Pole (1st ed., London, []; 2nd ed., ); A voyage of discovery, made under the orders of the Admiralty, in his majesty’s ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin’s Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a north-west passage (London, ).

On the 12th of Novemberwe quitted Hobarton for our first voyage to the South Pole, during which the only places visited which yielded many plants were Lord Auckland's Islands, lat. 50½° S., long. ° E., where we arrived after a week's sail from the last-mentioned coast, and staid there during the spring months of that latitude, and.

Get this from a library. Narrative of a second voyage in search of a North-west passage: and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years, Captain Cook spent over 10 years, and sailed an incredi miles, searching for the nonexistent Pole.

Cook's second voyage lasted from toand during that time he sailed around the flat earth at least twice. When Cook arrived back in London with news that the South Pole didn't exist, there was panic at the Royal Society.

Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic Regions during the years, A solitary journey across Antarctica. T he man felt like a speck in the frozen nothingness.

Every direction he turned, he could see ice stretching to the edge of the Earth: white ice and blue ice. “the finest series of arctic views then published”: first edition of ross’ voyage to baffin bay,with 15 beautiful hand-colored aquatint plates (ARCTIC) ROSS, John.

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On his return Captain Ross was the recipient of gold medals from the English and French geographical societies, and of various foreign orders, including a knighthood of the Pole Star of Sweden, and in the following year () received a knighthood and a C.B.

at home. In he undertook a third voyage to the Arctic regions, this time in. Sir John Ross, (born JBalsarroch, Wigtownshire, Scot.—died Aug. 30,London, Eng.), British naval officer whose second Arctic expedition in search of the Northwest Passage, the North American waterway linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, located the north magnetic pole.

On his second expedition, to what is now Canada’s Northwest Territories (–33), Ross. A new book, “Unknown Waters,” recounts the voyage of a submarine, the Queenfish, on a pioneering dive beneath the ice pack to map the Siberian continental shelf.

A Voyage towards the North Polethe book of the exhibition held in the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, about the naval scientific and exploring voyage, commanded by the Hon. Captain Constantine John Phipps in H.M.

Ships Racehorse and Carcass, Polar Travels, Societies, etc. The Voyages of Captain James Cook ~~ Paul V. Hartman ~~ This intrepid navigator and explorer would make three prolonged voyages of discovery.

In the British Admiralty declared their intention of exploring further the South Pacific, and selected a ship (the Endeavor) and a captain, James Cook, to undertake the prior to Cook's departure, a ship commanded by a captain.

French cruise company PONANT has placed an order for the world’s first icebreaking luxury cruise ship. The expedition-style cruise ship will also feature electric hybrid propulsion capable of Author: Mike Schuler.Voyage Towards the North Pole Undertaken by His Majesty's Command London: W.

Bowyer and J. Nichols for J. Nourse, Quarto, contemporary full dark brown calf rebacked with original spine laid down, red morocco spine label. $ First edition of the official account of Phipps’ polar voyage, with three folding maps, 12 engraved.John Ross departs on a private expedition to the Arctic, funded by London gin magnate Felix Booth, and discovers (with hie nephew James Clark Ross) the North Magnetic Pole.

The Rosses are given up for lost, but return in after having abandoned their ship and survived the winters with the help of their Eskimo neighbors.

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