Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847 / John Rae.

In the mid-nineteenth century, the northern coastline of North America was of particular interest to the Hudson's Bay Company as it was believed to hold the key to the elusive North-West Passage, a trade route from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Recruited to lead a team to survey part of this for...

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Main Author: Rae, John, 1813-1893, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Place of publication not identified : publisher not identified, 1850.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
Series:Cambridge library collection.
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