Geographical discovery and exploration in the Queen Elizabeth Islands
This concise history of discovery, exploration and mapping of the Queen Elizabeth Island (Canadian High Arctic archipelago) includes summaries of all known expeditions, the search for the Northwest Passage including the Franklin expeditions, attempts to reach the North Pole, and the Arctic patrols of the R.C.M.P. as well as the voyage of the St. Roch. Extensive bibliography referenced to Arctic Bibliography.
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General map of the Queen Elizabeth Islands Frontispiece 2 Bylot and Baffin 1616
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alto Amer Amundsen April August Axel Heiberg Island Bache Peninsula Baffin Bay Barrow Strait Beechey Island Belcher Bernier Canadian Arctic Expedition Cape Sabine Capt Captain Conger Cornwallis Island Craig Harbour Crocker Land crossed Dealey Island depot Devon Island Discovery east Ellesmere Island Ellesmere Land Expedition Eskimos Etah Eureka Sound Geog Greely Greenland Greenland coast Grinnell Hayes Hudson Bay Inglefield Jones Sound Jour journey July June Kellett Lady Franklin Bay Lancaster Sound latitude London M'Clintock MacMillan Melville Island miles Nares narrative North Pole northern northward Northwest Passage open water Oxford University Ellesmere Parry party Peary Peary's Polar Record Polar Sea Pond Inlet Prince Regent Inlet Proc Queen Elizabeth Islands reached Report returned Ross Ross's sailed Search of Sir September ships shore Sir John Franklin sledge Smith Sound southward Stefansson Sverdrup Title Tr University Ellesmere Land vessels voyage Wellington Channel westward whaling Winter Harbour