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A voyage towards the North Pole
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Title

A voyage towards the North Pole : undertaken by His Majesty's command, 1773

By

Mulgrave, Constantine John Phipps, Baron, 1744-1792

Phipps, Constantine John, 1744-1792

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols for J. Nourse, 1774

Notes

Tables.

Journal of Phipps, the commander of the expedition of the ships Racehorse and Carcass towards the North Pole. The ships sailed north of Spitzbergen Island but were prevented by fields of ice from advancing further. The Appendix contains observations made in the course of the voyage and descriptions of scientific instruments used on the voyage.

Subjects

Arctic regions , British exploration , Northeast Passage , Racehorse (Ship)

Call Number

Q115 Phipps

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.15240
ISBN: 0665285000
OCLC: 10294517

 

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