Ice blink : the tragic fate of Sir John Franklin’s lost polar expedition


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Cookman, Scott


Keyword(s):
Ontdekkingsreizen. Noordwestpassage. Arctique -- DÈcouverte et exploration. Expedition. Geschichte 1845. Franklin, John, 1786-1847. Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847. Franklin, John (Forschungsreisender) Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration. Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British. Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration. Nord-Ouest, Passage du -- DÈcouverte et exploration. Arctique -- DÈcouverte et exploration britanniques. Passage du Nord-Ouest -- DÈcouverte et exploration. Nordwestpassage.


Year:
2000


Publisher:
Wiley


Accession number:
42428762


Label:
Box 89


Notes:
ill., maps ; 24 cm. The Epitaphs --; Messages from the Dead --; The Enigma: Sir John --; The Passage --; Two Ships --; Specters --; Ships' Commanders --; Ships' Companies --; Outward Bound --; Beechey Island --; The Last Summer --; Beset --; Imprisoned --; The Curse --; The Culprit --; Houndsditch --; Schedules --; The Dying Time --; Killer at Large --; The Death March --; Cannibalism --; The Culprit's Footprints --; The Empty Prize --; Afterword: Anatomy of a Disaster --; Provisions --; Northwest Passage Voyages: Mortality Rates --; Mid-Nineteenth-Century Naval Medicine --; Expedition Muster. Publisher descriptionhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/wiley0310/99047620.html Table of Contentshttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/onix01/99047620.html Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-238) and index. National bibliography no: GBA0-Z8702 Other format available: Online version:; Cookman, Scott, 1952-; Ice blink.; New York : Wiley, c2000 Scott Cookman. Internet resource (url) Book; Internet Resource


URLS:
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/wiley046/99047620.html Materials specified: Contributor biographical informationhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/wiley046/99047620.html


Language:
English


ISBN:
ISBN: 0471377902 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780471377900 (cloth : alk. paper); 0471404209; 9780471404200; National Library: 000079367; LCCN: 99-47620


Research notes:
Insert at p. 34 Letter w/card attached from Lisa Whyatt to Mordechai Richler


Abstract:
Follows the trail of the expedition by Sir John Franklin, which sailed north from Greenland in 1845 with two iron-plated ships and 128 men, only to be swallowed up by the ice and snow.


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