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Book/Printed Material The polar regions of the western continent explored : embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea and the northern parts of the American continent : including a particular description of the countries, the seas, inhabitants and animals of those parts of the world : also, a minute account of the whale fisheries and the dangers attending them : with remarkable adventures of some of the whale fishers, descriptions of Mount Hecla and the other volcanoes of Iceland : together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators in those regions

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Title

  • The polar regions of the western continent explored : embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea and the northern parts of the American continent : including a particular description of the countries, the seas, inhabitants and animals of those parts of the world : also, a minute account of the whale fisheries and the dangers attending them : with remarkable adventures of some of the whale fishers, descriptions of Mount Hecla and the other volcanoes of Iceland : together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators in those regions

Names

  • Snelling, William Joseph, 1804-1848.

Created / Published

  • Boston, Printed for W. W. Reed, 1831.

Contents

  • Polar regions -- Captain Parry's second voyage of discovery -- Captain Parry's third voyage of discovery -- Captain Franklin's travels -- Kotzebue's voyage.

Headings

  • -  Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration
  • -  Zoology--Arctic regions
  • -  Whaling--Arctic regions
  • -  Volcanoes--Iceland
  • -  Iceland--Description and travel
  • -  Greenland--Description and travel
  • -  Northwest Passage

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form.

Medium

  • 1 p.l., xii, 501 p. front. (map) plates. 22 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G606 .S67

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 05040247

Online Format

  • online text
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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Snelling, William Joseph. The polar regions of the western continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea and the northern parts of the American continent: including a particular description of the countries, the seas, inhabitants and animals of those parts of the world: also, a minute account of the whale fisheries and the dangers attending them: with remarkable adventures of some of the whale fishers, descriptions of Mount Hecla and the other volcanoes of Iceland: together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators in those regions. Boston, Printed for W. W. Reed, 1831. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/05040247/.

APA citation style:

Snelling, W. J. (1831) The polar regions of the western continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea and the northern parts of the American continent: including a particular description of the countries, the seas, inhabitants and animals of those parts of the world: also, a minute account of the whale fisheries and the dangers attending them: with remarkable adventures of some of the whale fishers, descriptions of Mount Hecla and the other volcanoes of Iceland: together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators in those regions. Boston, Printed for W. W. Reed. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05040247/.

MLA citation style:

Snelling, William Joseph. The polar regions of the western continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea and the northern parts of the American continent: including a particular description of the countries, the seas, inhabitants and animals of those parts of the world: also, a minute account of the whale fisheries and the dangers attending them: with remarkable adventures of some of the whale fishers, descriptions of Mount Hecla and the other volcanoes of Iceland: together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators in those regions. Boston, Printed for W. W. Reed, 1831. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05040247/>.