Arctic expedition. :
Further correspondence and proceedings connected with the Arctic expedition...
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London : Printed by G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, 1852.
Presented to both houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty.
Binder's title: Arctic expedition. 1850-1851. Additional papers.
Lieut. Pim's proposal to conduct an expedition to proceed through Siberia to the mouth of the River Kolyma, and to explore the Arctic shore from Cape Sievero Vostotchini Nos to the North Cape of Captain Cook.--Lieut. Hooper's offer of service to conduct an expedition from the mouth of the Coppermine River across to Victoria Land, and to explore the eastern coast of that land from Cape Colborne (the last known point) striking north, toward Lieut. S. Osborn's furtherest latitude 71p0s 52', longitude 103p0s W.--Capt. Penny's offer...to continue exploration of Queen Victoria Channel...--Lieut S. Osborn's plan of search.--Comm. R. Maguire's proposal to communicate with Behring's Straits with an auxiliary screw steam vessel.
Letters from Capt. Austin and Comm. Pullen, containing suggestions for the equipment of an Arctic traveling party.--Report from officers appointed to examine Capt. Penny and the officers of the "Lady Franklin" and "Sophia"...on the subject of their discoveries.--Miscellaneous.--Additional papers.
Bound with: Report of the committee appointed by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to inquire into the report on the recent Arctic expeditions in search of Sir J. Franklin -- Additional papers relative to the Arctic expedition under the orders of Captain Austin and Mr. W. Penny -- Papers relative to the recent Arctic expeditions in search of Sir J. Franklin and the crews of H.M.S. "Erebus" and "Terror".
Physical description: 216 p. : ill., 4 maps (2 fold.) ; 33 cm.
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