Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822
Only a handful of the original members of Sir John Franklin's first Arctic expedition returned. John Richardson was one of them. His journal recounts their journey across the Barren Grounds, providing many details not found in Franklin's own 1823 narrative and raising questions about Franklin's ability as a leader.
In addition to his achievements as a doctor, meteorologist, and cartographer, Richardson was the first great naturalist to study the North American Arctic. His journal made such an outstanding contribution to ornithology, ichthyology, botany, and geology that much of modern Arctic research is founded upon his observations.
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Pemmican fat and dried meat available
Food consumption during arctic exploration
Corrected daily courses and distances
Appendix A Bird Observations by John Richardson during the First
In maps 2 through 8 major geographic features and Robert Hoods courses
Appendix c Fish Collected by John Richardson during the First
Appendix 0 Plants Named by and for John Richardson
Days of observations
Minerals mentioned by Richardson
Rocks mentioned by Richardson
Development of the geological time scale
Richardsons observations compared to moder n knowledge
Appendix B Mammal Observations by John Richardson during
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Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-Naturalist with ...
Limited preview - 1984
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