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A voyage towards the North Pole : undertaken by His Majesty's command, 1773

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Date: 1774

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The journal of Constantine John Phipps, the commander of the expedition of the ships Racehorse and Carcass towards the North Pole. The ships sailed north of Spitsbergen Island but were prevented by fields of ice from advancing further.

The Appendix contains observations made in the course of the voyage and descriptions of scientific instruments used on the voyage.

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Publisher: London : Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols for J. Nourse

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English

Pages: 358

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ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-05-30

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