In Quest of the North West Passage
An account of the historyof exploration for the North West Passage and of the men who conducted the search, including Frobisher, Davis, Hudson, Button, Bylot, Baffin, Franklin, Parry, Ross and Simpson. Includes maps, drawings and references.
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