Recent Expeditions to Eastern Polar Seas: 1. Voyage of the Hansa and Germania. 2. Voyage of the Tegethoff
Describes German Arctic Expedition of 1869-70 and the Austrian Arctic Expedition of 1872-74. The first explored the east coast of Greenland and the second steamed past Novaya Zemlya to Franz Josef Land.
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