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Title
Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska :  in response to the resolution of the House of Representatives of December 11, 1884  
Name/Creator
Ray, P. H. (Patrick Henry), 1842-1911
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FMUS.MCZ:2062697 
Location
Museum Comp Zoology

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Washington
Publisher
G.P.O.
Language
English
Description
695 p., [26] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. (some col.), maps, plan, ports. ; 30 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

print
Subject
Geophysics -- Alaska -- Barrow, Point -- Observations ;  International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska (1881-1883) ;  Scientific expeditions -- Alaska -- Barrow, Point ;  Inuit -- Alaska -- Barrow, Point ;  Natural history -- Alaska -- Barrow, Point

Category
Geophysics

International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, 1881-1883

United States

Natural history (General works)

Arctic regions

Note
pt. 1. Orders and instructions -- pt. 2. Narrative / by Lieut. P.H. Ray -- pt. 3. Ethnographic sketch of the natives of Point Barrow / by Lieut. P.H. Ray: 1. Sketch. 2. Approximate census of Eskimos at the Cape Smythe village. 3. Vocabulary collected among the Eskimos of Point Barrow and Cape Smythe. 4. Catalogue of ethnological specimens collected by the Point Barrow expedition / prepared by John Murdoch -- pt. 4. Natural history / by John Murdoch: 1. Mammals. 2. Birds. 3. Fishes. 4. Insects / [by C.V. Riley]. 5. Marine invertebrates (exclusive of mollusks). 6. Report on the mullosks / by W.H. Dall. 7. Collecting localities and dredging stations. 8. Plants / by Prof. Asa Gray. Appendix -- pt. 5. Meteorology -- pt. 6. Terrestrial magnetism / [by C.A. Schott, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey] -- pt. 7. Tides -- pt. 8. Miscellaneous observations.

Report of Lieut. P.H. Ray, commanding the expedition, to the chief of the U.S. Signal Office.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 171-176.
Other Title
  Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 48th Congress, 2nd session, no. 44
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