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Record #3420:

A personal narrative of the discovery of the North-west Passage; with numerous incidents of travel and adventure during nearly five years' continuous service in the Arctic regions while in search of the expedition under Sir John Franklin / Alexander Armstrong.

Title: A personal narrative of the discovery of the North-west Passage; with numerous incidents of travel and adventure during nearly five years' continuous service in the Arctic regions while in search of the expedition under Sir John Franklin / Alexander Armstrong.
Author(s): Armstrong, Alexander.
Date: 1857.
Publisher: London: Hurst and Blackett
Abstract: Narrative of voyage of Investigator, Captain McClure, 1850-54, by ship's surgeon. Appendix p.599-616 gives meterological abstract, 1850-52, list of game shot and fauna observed, list of plants collected by the Enterprise, description by William M. Rice of the strengthening of the ship, and by S. Egan Rosser of the warming apparatus on board, and a copy of a letter concerning the quality of lemon-juice by the author to the medical department of the Navy.
Keywords: 551.506 -- Meteorological data.
57 -- Biology.
58 -- Botany.
59 -- Zoology.
615.739.9 -- Antiscorbutics.
616.392 -- Scurvy.
629.12 -- Vessels: Enterprise.
629.12 -- Vessels: Investigator.
629.124.791.4 -- Ice-strengthened vessels.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1847-59 Franklin search.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1850-54 McClure.
93"185" -- 1850-1859.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*440) -- Northwest Territories.
(*48) -- Northwest Passage.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SPC: (*41) : 91(08)[1850-54]
SPRI record no.: 3420

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