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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Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
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