Explorations and Adventures in and Around the Pacific and Antartic Oceans: Being the Voyage of the U.S. Exploring Squadron, Commanded by Captain Charles Wilkes ... in 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, and 1842 ; Together with Explorations and Discoveries Made by Admiral D'Urville, Captain Ross, and Other Navigators and Travellers, and an Account of the Expedition to the Dead Sea, Under Lieutenant Lynch
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