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A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole: Performed in His Majesty's ...
Frederick William Beechey
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able Amsterdam Island anchor anchorage animals appear Arctic attempt Barentz bears boats body of ice Cape Captain Buchan Captain Phipps Cherie Island Cloven Cliff coast of Spitzbergen command course crew Dane's Island danger David Buchan determined difficulty direction discovery distance Dorothea drift Dutch eastward effect endeavour England expedition Fair Haven favourable feet floes fortunate gale of wind glacier Greenland height hope Hudson Hugh Willoughby Jan Mayen land latitude leagues length Lerwick Magdalena Bay mass miles mountains Muscovy Company navigator nearly North Cape northern northward Norway Nova Zembla observations occasion occasionally open sea pack party pass passage pendulum pieces of ice Pole present proceed reach Red Bay remarkable sailed seamen seen Seven Islands ships shore side Sir Edward Parry situation snow soon southward succeeded surface Table Island tion Trent vessel voyage Waigatz walruses ward weather westward whale whilst winter