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Discovery of the Northwest Passage

Discovery of the Northwest Passage

Dease and Simpson"s Arctic land expedition.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northwest Passage,
  • Arctic regions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 16672
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (8 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19346147M
    ISBN 100665166729

      The Northwest Passage was repeatedly sought for over four centuries. From the first attempt in the late 15th century to Roald Amundsen's famous voyage of where the feat was first accomplished to expeditions in the late s by the Mounties to discover an even more northern route, author Alan Day covers all aspects of the ongoing quest that excited the imagination of the :   If you're gripped by people and history—from busy, modern villages to untouched ancient ruins—the Northwest Passage voyage is for you. Learn more .

      Discovering the Northwest Passage. Loria non-fiction Janu Janu Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story of the Northwest Passage by Ken McGoogan. Honestly, I picked this book up because (a) the cover looked enticing, and (b) the blurb mentions Canadian Indigenous peoples who were important to Arctic exploration (the North. Journal for the Discovery of a North West PassageWilliam Parry, english rear-admiral and Arctic explorer ()This ebook presents Journal for the Discovery of a North West Passage, from William Parry. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter.

    Corps Of Discovery. Each country was searching for the Northwest Passage, a water route believed to connect the Missouri River with the Pacific and the riches of the Orient that lay beyond. Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story of the Northwest Passage. By Ken McGoogan. Patrick Crean Editions, pp, hardcover. Charles Dickens is deservedly seen as .


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Northwest Passage Expeditions John Cabot. John Cabot, a Venetian navigator living in England, became the first European to explore the Northwest Passage in. Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship Paperback out of 5 stars 30 ratings See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(22).

The book follows a clear timeline after a prologue about the discovery of HMS Resolute, the Queen's "ghost ship". The author gives a list of the primary *characters* at the beginning and uses many primary sources for his This is a very clearly written tale of the search for the Northwest Passage as well as a tale of the searches for the 4/5.

Ship found in Arctic years after doomed Northwest Passage attempt in a discovery that challenges the accepted history behind one of told the Guardian by email from the research vessel. Get this from a library. The discovery of a Northwest Passage. [Robert McClure, Sir; Anthony Dalton] -- "For centuries, colonial powers searched for a sea passage that would link the Arctic and Pacific Oceans.

The route, known as the Northwest Passage, would cut thousands of miles from sea travel and. Northwest Passage is an historical novel by Kenneth Roberts, published in Told through the eyes of primary character Langdon Towne, much of the novel follows the exploits and character of Robert Rogers, the leader of Rogers' Rangers, who were a colonial force fighting with the British during the French and Indian War.

Structurally, Northwest Passage is divided into : Kenneth Roberts. Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship [Sandler, Martin W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship/5(30).

Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific: Performed in the Yearsin His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, Under the Orders of William Edward Parry ; with an Appendix, Containing the Scientific and Other Observations, Volume 1.

Explore a wide diversity of discovery tours through Northwest Passage. We have 7 tours that vary from 9 days to 21 days. With the greatest number of departures in August, this is also the most popular time of. The Discovery of the North-west Passage. Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure, Sherard Osborn.

Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, - Arctic regions - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book The Discovery of a North-west Passage.

The Northwest Passage, however, remained the most important goal, and the search for the passage continued even though at that time such a route had no commercial value. Proof of the existence of the passage in the mids only revealed how difficult its transit would be, and it was not until the early 20th cent.

that the first transit was. Inthe Franklin expedition’s two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew while searching for the Northwest fate is. Northwest Passage was one of my favorites as a teen, but I hadn't give it a thought in more than two-score (!) years until a lapsed friend and I reconnected for a New Year's drink.

It turned out he was an Indian aficionado, too, with the French and Indian War () being one of his specialties/5. Get this from a library. Historical dictionary of the discovery and exploration of the Northwest Passage.

[Alan Edwin Day] -- "For over four centuries, explorers sought the elusive Northwest Passage, from the first attempt in the late 15th century to Roald Amundsen's famous voyage ofwhen the passage was finally. The many searches for the missing explorer John Franklin led to the discovery of all the Arctic waterways.

The knowledge gained from these voyages helped Amundsen to finally cross the Northwest Passage in After Franklin's disappearance from view in July many months passed before any. The Discovery of the North-West Passage by H.

Investigator, Capt. M'Clure,  First published inThe Discovery of a Northwest Passage is comprised of McClure's logs and journals from his time in the Arctic from to What began as a joint venture between commanding captain Richard Collinson of the Enterprise and Captain McClure, as his subordinate on the Investigator, became a solitary expedition/5(2).

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Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to Filed under: Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions, Or, The Adventures of Sir John Franklin (New York: G. Cooper, ), by John Franklin (multiple formats at ). First published inThe Discovery of a Northwest Passage is comprised of McClure’s logs and journals from his time in the Arctic from to What began as a joint venture between commanding captain Richard Collinson of the Enterprise and Captain McClure, as his subordinate on the Investigator, became a solitary expedition.

The Northwest Passage would be a way around this continent. The map above comes from a book published in to describe the travels of.

Who “discovered” the Northwest Passage? Throughout the nineteenth century, the “discovery” of such a passage was always understood as proving its existence. Attempts and surveys had been made from the east and from the west; to locate a water route between them was universally understood as the goal.

(see Eber's book, mentioned Author: Russell Potter.First published inThe Discovery of a Northwest Passage is comprised of McClure's logs and journals from his time in the Arctic from to What began as a joint venture between commanding captain Richard Collinson of the Enterprise and Captain McClure, as his subordinate on the Investigator, became a solitary expedition.