Geographical Discovery and Exploration in the Queen Elizabeth Islands


TAYLOR, Andrew. Geographical Discovery and Exploration in the Queen Elizabeth Islands. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys Geographical Branch Memoir 3. Ottawa : Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1955. Pp. 172.With 37 maps, including the frontispiece and 7 plates at the rear. 8vo, ma roon cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. A summary of explorations to the Canadian Arctic during the last two hundred years, including the expeditions headed by John Franklin, Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen and Vilhjalmar Stefansson, among many others. "The Queen Elizabeth Islands form the northernmost part of the District of Franklin, approximately that part of the district lying north of 75 degrees north." - p.[1]. A very good copy. 75.00

Title: Geographical Discovery and Exploration in the Queen Elizabeth Islands

Author Name: TAYLOR, Andrew Department of Mines and Technical Surveys Geographical Branch Memoir 3)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1955,:

Seller ID: 68522

Keywords: NAUTICAL ISLANDS CANADIAN NORTH HISTORY ARCTIC POLAR CANADA NORTHWEST PASSAGE,