Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships Under Command of Sir John Franklin
Contains journal of Richardson's and Dr. John Rae's 1848 expedition in search of Franklin expedition down Mackenzie River and east to Coppermine River. Includes chapters on Eskimos; Kutchin, Cree, and Chipewyan Indians; and Rae's descent of Coppermine River in 1849, also vocabularies of native languages.
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Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through ..., Volume 1
Sir John Richardson, (Co
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