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Record #186016:

James Eights 1798-1882: Antarctic explorer, Albany naturalist, his life, his times, his work / Daniel L. McKinley.

Title: James Eights 1798-1882: Antarctic explorer, Albany naturalist, his life, his times, his work / Daniel L. McKinley.
Author(s): McKinley, Daniel L.
Date: 2005.
Publisher: Albany, NY: New York State Museum
Abstract: Biography of James Eights, naturalist on 1829-31 Pendleton expedition to South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, aboard Annawan and Seraph. Includes Eights's involvement in planning for Wilkes' 1838-42 US Exploring Expedition and his attempts to obtain compensation for expenses incurred after Eights was dismissed from scientific staff on eve of sailing.
Notes:

Reviewed by Jeff Rubin in Polar Times 2007, 3(11) :11.

Keywords: 92 -- Biographies: Eights, James.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1929-31 Pendleton.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1838-42 Wilkes.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
5(091) -- History of science.
57 -- Biology.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*726.1) -- South Shetland Islands.
(73) -- United States.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Eights, J.]
ISBN: 1555572235
SPRI record no.: 186016

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