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Title
The marvelous wonders of the Polar world :  being a complete and authentic history of voyages and discoveries in the Polar regions, including the expeditions of Sir John Franklin, Lieut. Dehaven, Dr. Kane, Dr. Hayes, Admiral Rogers, Capt. Hall : Lieut. Schwatka's three-thousand-mile sledge journey : the cruise and loss of the Jeannette, the fate of Delong, and resue of Danenhower and Melville : closing with a full history of the Greely Expedition, being a record of unparalleled adventure, suffering and death   / from the narratives of Lieut. Greely ... [et al.] and other gallant heroes who faced death that the world might know the mysteries of the Polar regions ... the whole carefully edited by Herman Dieck.
Wonders of the polar world
Name/Creator
Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935
Dieck, Herman.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:1463717 
Location
Widener

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Philadelphia
Publisher
National Pub. Co.
Language
English
Description
527, 200 p., [9] leaves of plates (1 folded) ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration ;  Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (1881-1884) ;  Jeannette (Ship) ;  Greely Relief Expedition (1883) ;  Greely Relief Expedition (1884)

Category
Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, 1881-1884

Jeannette Exploring Expedition, 1879-1881

Franklin_s Arctic Expeditions, 1819-1847

Note
Arctic explorations -- Antarctic explorations.

"To which is added a full account of that appalling horror, cannibalism, as taken from the diaries of the members of the Greely Expedition."

"Profusely illustrated with scenes and incidents in the Polar regions and portraits of Arctic heroes from original sketches and photographs."