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Cambridge Library Collection - Polar Exploration: Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1825, 1826, and 1827
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Cambridge Library Collection - Polar Exploration: Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1825, 1826, and 1827 (Paperback)

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Sir John Franklin (1786-1847) joined the Navy at the age of fourteen and saw action at Copenhagen and Trafalgar. Between those battles, he circumnavigated Australia with his uncle, Matthew Flinders; he became famous after his first major expedition to northern Canada in 1819-22, although it resulted in the deaths of over half of his men. Accounts of both of these voyages are also reissued in this series. Franklin returned to the Arctic in 1825, and this, his second book, describes that more successful endeavour. Published in 1828, it records the expedition's planning, route, scientific observations, and the mapping of over 1200 miles of Canada's northern coastline. The party included two artists, and their work is reproduced in over thirty engravings. Franklin was later posted to the Mediterranean and Tasmania, but in 1845 embarked on his disastrous third expedition to the North-West Passage, during which he and his entire crew were lost.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistorical geographyTravel & MapsTravel writingExpeditions Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 26/01/2012 ISBN-13: 9781108041331  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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