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The United States Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

Elisha Kent Kane

The United States Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

a personal narrative

by Elisha Kent Kane

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Published by Sheldon, Blakeman, Childs & Peterson in New York, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847.,
  • Meteorology -- Arctic regions -- Observations.,
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elisha Kent Kane.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 microfiches (310 fr.)
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20656732M
    ISBN 10066542583X

    Read the full-text online edition of Arctic Explorations: the Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: , '54, '55 - Vol. 1 (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Arctic Explorations: the Second Grinnell. Chicago citation style: Welsh, George P., , Henry Grinnell, Publisher United States Hydrographical Office, and Engravers Sherman & Smith. A chart of the cruise of the American Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin: in the years& fitted out by Henry Grinnell of New York and others.

      In the late s, “Arctic Fever” swept across the nation as dozens of American expeditions sailed north to the Arctic to find a sea route to Asia and, ultimately, to stand at the North Pole. Few of these missions were successful, and many men lost their lives en route. Yet failure did little to dampen the enthusiasm of new explorers or the crowds at home that . The U.S. Grinnell Expedition: In Search of Sir John Franklin -antiquarian book from , 3/4 leather, raised bands - Free US Shipping ForgottenBookmarks 5 .

    This book is a tour-de-force of scholarship and should be required reading - in fact the first port of call - for anyone interested in the Franklin Expedition. Although a Doctor by profession, the author devoted his life to analysing and understanding all aspects of the Franklin Expedition/5. (Cincinnati, United States Book and Bible Co., []), by John Franklin (page images at HathiTrust) Professor Sonntag's thrilling narrative of the Grinnell exploring expedition to the Arctic Ocean, in the years , , and , in search of Sir John Franklin, under the command of Dr. E.K. Kane. By Professor August Sonntag.


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A book a day keeps the boredom away. Used, rare, vintage and antiquarian; classic literature, a favorite book from your childhood, a piece of printed history - you will find them all here. Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St.

and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact UsCited by: In he was attached to the United States Coast Survey. In this year a government expedition, using ships supplied by Henry Grinnell, was organized under Lieut.

Edwin J. DeHaven, U. to search the Arctic for Sir John Franklin, missing since page iii 7 to henry grinnell, the author, and advocate, and patron of the united states' expedition in search of sir john franklin, (gaf fi'blntmt b ha3rsrrizth Page iv Page v NO 0 T E.

IT may apologize, perhaps, for some imperfections in this book, to mention, thai the greater portion of it has gone through the press without the author's revisal. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative by KANE, Elisha Kent and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Elisha Kent Kane (–57) was an American Arctic explorer.

He studied medicine in his native Philadelphia and in entered the U.S. Navy as a surgeon. In he sailed as the senior medical officer and naturalist on an expedition in search of Sir John Franklin (–), the British naval officer and explorer who had been missing in the Canadian Arctic since   The Voyage of the "Fox" in the Arctic Seas.

a Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions + Excerpt from Godfrey's Narrative Ofthe Last Grinnell Arctic Exploring Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin with a Biography of Dr.

Elisha K. Kane from the Cradle to the Grave. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative. Title: The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative. Author: KANE, Elisha Kent. Rating: % positive. Elisha Kane, a physician serving in the U.S.

Navy, was appointed senior medical officer on the First Grinnell Expedition that set off in search of Franklin in Condition and treatment: The volume has a full cloth-covered case binding.

After years there are claims that one of Sir John Franklin's ships has been found by a Canadian team that has been searching since The original, intensive search for Franklin's lost expedition involved huge resources and numerous voyages to the Arctic.

It caught the imagination of the Victorian public in a way comparable. Title. The U.S. Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin. A personal narrative. Kane, Elisha Kent, Type. Book Material.

Arctic Explorations | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Subjects: Arctic regions Discovery and exploration dn Eskimos Franklin, John, Sir, United States Arctic researches, and life among the Esquimaux; being the narrative of an expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, in the years, and.

The Advance returned to the United States in September Kane's belief that Franklin might have gone further north persuaded Grinnell and the U.S.

Navy to support a second expedition to search for the lost explorers. Kane led this new expedition in the Advance to seek a more northerly route near Greenland.The United Stated Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin a Personal Narrative.

The United States Grinnell Expedition - Kane's memoir in 3/4 leather from | Seller Rating: % positive.Sir John Franklin KCH FLS FRGS (16 April – 11 June ) was a British Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic.

Franklin also served as Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land from to He disappeared while on his last expedition, attempting to chart and navigate the Northwest Passage in the North American icebound ships were abandoned and Preceded by: Sir George Arthur.