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U.S. Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

Elisha Kent Kane

U.S. Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

a personnel narrative

by Elisha Kent Kane

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Published by Harper and brothers, publishers in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847,
  • Grinnell Expedition, 1st, 1850-1851,
  • Advance (Ship),
  • Rescue (Ship),
  • Northwest Passage,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- American

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elisha Kent Kane
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., [vii-xii] [13]-552 [1]-8 p. 1 l.:
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15248142M

    The title page from the American Philosophical Society's first edition copy of The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal Narrative. Later editions of the book are in the public domain and available to view online. Credibility, Diversion, and the Uncanny. Elisha Kent Kane has 35 books on Goodreads with ratings. Elisha Kent Kane’s most popular book is Arctic Explorations.

    U.S. naval physician Elisha Kane’s Arctic Explorations is an account of one of the last of the expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin and the Northwest Passage, the second such search and rescue financed by American philanthropist Henry Grinnell. These expeditions had “no parallel in maritime annals, and which, while prosecuting the. Kephart, Horace, , ed.: Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack: from the history of the first U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, by Elisha Kent Kane (Gutenberg ebook) Kephart, Horace, The book of camping and woodcraft: a guide for those who travel in the wilderness / (New York: Macmillan, ) (page images at.

      The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. 3 maps, 13 plates, text illustrations. , 8 pages including publisher's ads. 8vo, publisher's gilt pictorial cloth, rebacked, minor wear; minor foxing, intermittent moderate dampstaining; later owner's signature on front flyleaf. New York: Harper & Brothers, Kane's belief that Franklin might have gone further north persuaded Grinnell and the U.S. Navy to support a second expedition to search for the lost explorers. Kane led this new expedition in the Advance to seek a more northerly route near Greenland. Kane's expedition departed in , traveling northward along the Greenland coast.


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