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The relief of the Franklin expedition

John Stuart

The relief of the Franklin expedition

what has been done, and what may yet be done ...

by John Stuart

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Published by R. Grant; [etc., etc.] in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847.,
  • Northwest Passage.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 518, no. 5206.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15438770M
    LC Control Number87739934

    The truth about what happened on Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated Arctic expedition of –48 has been shrouded in mystery for years. Carrying the best equipment that the science and technology, Franklin and his men set out to “penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America.”.   In his book Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition (W.W. Norton, ), Paul Watson cites a statistic that for three centuries after Columbus’s discovery, at least one.

      One of the best-known paintings of the doomed Franklin expedition. Full title: "They forged the last link with their lives: HMS ‘Erebus’ and ‘Terror’, –". Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers & Technology Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Podcasts. Featured software All software latest This Just In Old School Emulation MS-DOS Games Historical Software Classic PC Games Software Library.

      Buy Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition Rev Pbk ed. by Geiger, John, Beattie, Owen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: The Franklin expedition: or, Considerations on measures for the discovery and relief of our absent adventureres in the Arctic regions.. by Scoresby, W[illiam],


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This book was actually two separate stories: the Franklin expedition (and various others around the same time) then the story of the scientific endeavor to investigate the tragedy.

The first part is good enough though not particularly well written. The second part of the book went in to far too much detail about the scientific team's by: Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "the franklin expedition" Skip to main search results.

The relief of the Franklin expedition: what has been done, and what may yet be done. [John Stuart] Book Microform: Microfilm: Master microform: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Franklin, John, -- Find books like Frozen in Time: The relief of the Franklin expedition book Fate of the Franklin Expedition from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Frozen in. The anxiety that prevails, regarding Sir John Franklin and the brave fellows who compose the crews of the two ships, is very natural, but somewhat premature; it arises chiefly from nothing having been received from them, since fixed in the ice of Baffin's Bay, where the last whaling ship of the season of left them, opposite to the opening.

'Ghosts' In The Arctic: How The Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Was Found In the s, two British crews vanished while seeking a passage through the ice. Inthe Franklin expedition’s two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew while searching for the Northwest fate is. William Battersby was a Franklin researcher, who has previously tracked down the most likely source of the high lead levels found in the bodies of Franklin expedition sailors—you can take a look at his analysis here (KB pdf).

His book James Fitzjames () is a biography of Captain Fitzjames of the Erebus who, along with Captain Francis Crozier of the Terror, led the doomed escape. Recent Facebook discussions, along with a goodly percentage of my daily e-mail, center around which books about Sir John Franklin's expedition are the ones that an interested reader should begin with, and which are essential to further study.

There are hundreds of possible candidates, and although little new has been learned about Franklin's fate over the past decade or so, that hasn't.

The Franklin Expedition: Or Considerations On Measures For The Discovery And Relief Of Our Absent Adventurers In The Arctic Regions () Paperback – Septem by William Scoresby (Author) › Visit Amazon's William Scoresby Page. Find all the books Author: William Scoresby.

The franklin expedition has fascinated me since I first read about it. This book unlike Dan shimmon's book based on this. Gives a detailed history of the franklin expedition, as well as modern day facts as to why the crew's of the boat's perished in /5.

Page - Congress authorized a reward of $25, "to be equitably paid or distributed to such ship or ships, person or persons, not in the military or naval service of the United States, as shall discover and rescue, or satisfactorily ascertain the fate of the expedition of Lieut.

AW Greely, ‎. The tragic fate of the lost Franklin expedition () is a well-known part of exploration history, but there has always been a gap in the story – a personal account that begs to be told. In As affecting the fate of my absent husband, Erika Behrisch Elce has collected the poignant letters of Sir John Franklin’s wife, Jane, which provide.

Non-fiction books about the Franklin Expedition. I loved the series, liked the book (but preferred the series), and despite finishing both a few weeks ago I find my mind wandering back to the stories a lot.

I would like to read more about the Franklin Expedition but it seems like there are several non-fiction books and I’m not sure which. The story of the mission to find the wrecks of two long-lost ships from Sir John Franklin’s Arctic expedition is timely and compelling Robin McKie Sun 7.

Franklin believed that his expedition was the protagonist in an epic story of high Victorian scientific triumph and colonial achievement; in reality, the expedition were antagonists, says Kugkanik.

InSir John Franklin and his men set out to “penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America.” And then they disappeared. The truth about what happened to Franklin’s ill-fated Arctic expedition was shrouded in mystery for more than a century. Then, inOwen Beattie and his team exhumed two crew members from a burial site in the North for forensic.

However, the Royal Geographical Society's Secretary (and later President) Sir Clements Markham was a former naval man who had served on one of the Franklin relief expeditions in He had accompanied Nares for part of the –76 expedition, and remained a firm advocate for the navy's resuming its historic role in polar exploration.

An opportunity to further this ambition arose in. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book. “The Terror” – TV series on the Franklin Expedition.

Much recommended, even though Ridley Scott does take some artistic liberties. Further reading. If you would like to read more about the Franklin expedition, I can recommend the following books: John Geiger & Owen Beattie: Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition.

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C $ List price: Previous Price C $ Books () Nonfiction () Antiquarian & Collectible (32). The comparison with Beattie's book really made the main problems with this book stand out in stark relief.

Cookman's theory is that the Franklin Expedition was done in by botulism poisoning; this does have merit. He clearly did considerable research into the incredibly slimy (in all senses of the word) practices of 'victualer' Goldner & the Cited by: 9.The Franklin expedition, or, Considerations of measures for the discovery and relief of our absent adventurers in the Arctic regions [microform]: with maps by Scoresby, William,