Voyages of discovery and research within the Arctic regions, from the year l8l8 to the present time: under the command of the several naval officers employed by sea and land in search of a North-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; with two attempts to reach the North pole. Abridged and arranged from the official narratives, with occasional remarks
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Admiralty afforded appear Arctic arrived August Back Baffin's Bay Beechey boats canoes Cape Captain Franklin Captain Parry Captain Ross Captain Sabine cheerful Chipewyan Commander continued Copper Mine River discovery distance eastern coast enterprise Esquimaux expedition feet floe four Fury George Back Greenland Griper Hecla Hepburn Hood Hudson's Bay Company hundred Iligliuk Indians James John journey labour Lake Lancaster Sound land latitude Lieutenant Lyon Mackenzie River magnetic manner Melville Island ment Midshipman miles months narrative navigation night North north-west passage northern northward numerous object observations occasion officers Parry says Parry's party passed pemmican pendulum Polar Sea Pole present Prince Regent's Inlet proceeded reached Repulse Bay Richardson sail says Parry seamen seen ships shore Sir Edward Parry Slave Lake snow Southampton Island southward Spitzbergen Strait tain temperature thermometer tion voyage weather western westward whole wind winter Winter Island