Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition
The ill-fated 1881 effort to establish an American fort in the Arctic is chronicled in full detail, covering the terrible saga of starvation, mutiny, suicide, shipwreck, execution, and cannibalism that destroyed nineteen of the original twenty-five explorers. Reprint.
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Adolphus Greely American Arctic Army Beebe Biederbick boats cache Camp Clay Cape Sabine Cape York Captain Caziarc Chandler coast Colwell commander Conger Connell crew Cross depot diary Disko duty Elison Ellesmere Ellesmere Island Eskimo expedition's exploration floes Frank Wildes Franklin Bay Expedition Godhavn Greely Papers Greely party Greely wrote Greely's Greenland Harbor Hazen Henrietta Greely Howgate Howgate's Jeannette John's journal Kane Basin Karl Weyprecht knew Lady Franklin Bay land launch letter Lieutenant Garlington Lieutenant Greely Lieutenant Kislingbury Lieutenant Lockwood Lincoln Melville Bay miles NARA Nares naval Navy orders party's Pavy Pavy's Pike Pike's Private Henry Proteus rations relief expedition relief ship retreat Robeson Channel sail Schley Schneider Secretary Sergeant Brainard Sergeant Rice shore Signal Corps Signal Officer sledge sleeping Smith Sound station steam supplies Thank God Harbor Thetis thought tion told Upernavik vessel Washington Weyprecht whaleboat whalers Wildes winter wrote Greely Yantic