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GREELY, Adolphus W.

Three years of Arctic service.

An account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-84 and the attainment of the Farthest North,

Stock Code
96836
London, Bentley, 1886
£950

This United States expedition during the First International Polar Year, based at Fort Conger, Lady Franklin Bay, explored the north coast of Greenland from Cape Bryant to Cape Washington, the interior and west coast of Grinnell Land, and extended the mapping of Hayes Sound. Includes battles with ice at sea, sledge journeys, life of the men on the march and in camp, and teh geogrpahy of the territory.Appendices include Ethnology, Natural History, Ornithology, and Botany.

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Description

First U.K. edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxv, 428; xiii, 424 pp., 9 maps (2 very large) repairs to splits, numerous illustrations, many full-page, a little light spotting and staining, handsomely bound in modern blue polished half calf gilt, red morocco labels, a very good set.

Bibliography

Arctic Bibliography 6118.

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