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Title
Narrative of the second Arctic expedition made by Charles F. Hall :  his voyage to Repulse Bay, sledge journeys to the straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's Land, and residence among the Eskimos, during the years 1864-'69   / edited under the orders of the Hon. Secretary of the Navy, by J.E. Nourse.
Name/Creator
Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871, creator
Nourse, J. E. (Joseph Everett), 1819-1889
United States Naval Observatory
United States, Navy Dept.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:1463725 
Location
Widener

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Washington
Publisher
G.P.O.
Language
English
Description
xlix, 1, 644 p., 23 leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., ports., maps ; 27 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

print
Classification
G665 1862 .H2
Subject
Franklin, John , Sir , 1786-1847 ;  Inuit ;  Arctic regions

Category
Franklin_s Arctic Expeditions, 1819-1847

Arctic regions

Anthropology

Note
"U.S. Naval Observatory, 1879."

Edited from Hall's manuscripts, which were purchased by the government.

This expedition, like his expedition of 1860-1862 was supported by private subscriptions, and both were undertaken to search for the records of the Franklin expedition and "to promote and benefit the cause of geography, navigation, natural history and science."

Includes index.

Map on folded leaves laid inside back cover.

"Principal English Arctic publications between the years 1818 and 1860": p. xlv-l.