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1837 Narrative of an Expedition to the East Coast of Greenland, Sent by Order of the King of Denmark, in Search of the Lost Colonies.. Translated from the Danish by G. Gordon Macdougall. 2nd edition. London: John W. Parker, pp. iv, vii-xvi, 1-152. Gubser, Nicholas J. 1965 The Nunamiut Eskimos: Hunters of Caribou. Get this from a library! Narrative of an expedition to the east coast of Greenland: sent by order of the King of Denmark, in search of the lost colonies, under the command of Captain W.A. Graah of the Danish Royal Navy. [W A Graah; George Gordon Macdougall]. 1605–1607: Danish king, Christian IV of Denmark, sends three expeditions led by John Cunningham, Godske Lindenov and Carsten Richardson all piloted by James Hall, to search for the lost Eastern Settlement, one of the Norse colonies on Greenland; 1606: John Knight, who had captained the Katten in 1605 with John Cunningham, dies commanding a joint Muscovy Company/East India Company. In the fall of 1941 a Norwegian ship left German‐occupied northern Norway bound for Greenland. The Buskø was loaded with supplies for the Norwegian trappers who, as in previous years, were overwintering on Greenland’s east coast. Organized by Norway’s Svalbard and Arctic Ocean Research Survey, the precursor to today’s Norwegian Polar Institute, these expeditions had developed into a.

Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. order line 613-230-2277 7. BEECHEY, Captain F. W. Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to co-operate with The Polar Expeditions: performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., in the years 1825, 26, 27, 28. London. The history of Greenland is a history of life under extreme Arctic conditions: currently, an ice cap covers about 80 percent of the island, restricting human activity largely to the coasts. The first humans are thought to have arrived in Greenland around 2500 BC. Their descendants apparently died out and were succeeded by several other groups migrating from continental North America. May 09, 2015 · The coast that we saw was without vegetation or fertilized soil, without sign of habitation and apparently destined to be a residence rather for birds than for man. These islands are subject to the dominion of Denmark; they are twenty-five in number, extending from latitude 61° 15′ to 62° 10′ north. When the day is at the greatest length. Yet already in 1940 and again in 1941, British and American coast guard vessels had detected and arrested two German-friendly weather parties sent out to Northeast Greenland from occupied Denmark.

First edition. Niebuhr trained as a surveyor in order to support himself into his majority, then receiving a small inheritance. He next studied mathematics at Göttingen before joining the Hanoverian corps of engineers. In 1760 he was invited to join the scientific expedition being sent out by Frederick V of Denmark. Search Metadata Search text contents Search TV news captions Search archived websites Advanced Search. Sign up for free; Log in; Full text of "The Port of Aberdeen: a history of its trade and shipping from the 12th century to the present day" See other formats.

US$ 3,125 Lot 2163 GRAAH, W.A. Narrative of an Expedition to the East Coast of Greenland, sent by order of the King of Denmark, in Search of The Lost Colonies. London: John W. Parker, 1837. US$ 2,000 Lot 2164 GREELY, ADOLPHUS W. 1844-1935. 16 volumes on Arctic exploration, by or concerning Adolphus Greely. Greenland Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, pronounced [kalaːɬit nunaːt]; Danish: Grønland, pronounced [ˈkʁɶnˌlænˀ] is the world's largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.It is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark.Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been. Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen Norwegian: [ˈfɾɪ̂tːjɔf ˈnɑ̀nsn̩]; 10 October 1861 – 13 May 1930 was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.In his youth he was a champion skier and ice skater. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, traversing the island on cross-country skis.

The era of European and American voyages of scientific exploration followed the Age of Discovery and were inspired by a new confidence in science and reason that arose in the Age of Enlightenment.Maritime expeditions in the Age of Discovery were a means of expanding colonial empires, establishing new trade routes and extending diplomatic and trade relations to new territories, but with the. King, Clarence, 1842-1901: Geologist and mining engineer. King was a major 19th century scientific figure. Traveled widely throughout the U.S., Cuba, and Europe. His views were solicited and respected. After graduating Yale in 1862, King traveled to the West. Jan 21, 2014 · An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon. Find books with just one search. Since 1997, BookFinder has made it easy to find any book at the best price. Whether you want the cheapest reading copy or a specific collectible edition, with BookFinder, you'll find just the right book.

[Unclassified] Restricted DIVISION OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE 15 January 1946 NAVY DEPARTMENT, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington 25, D.C. 1. Admiral Doenitz' essay on the Conduct of the War at Sea is published by ONI for several reasons. It has historical significance as a review of the German Navy's participation in World War II. Also, from the standpoint of naval science, the. These pages contain the list of books scanned to create the British Library's Mechanical Curator collection of images. Their purpose is to allow the full list to be browsed or searched for particular words, or to be downloaded to use offline tools such as grep.A more detailed dataset, including author and publisher information, and the original pagenumber and size in pixels of each image, can. The history of Antarctica emerges from early Western theories of a vast continent, known as Terra Australis, believed to exist in the far south of the globe.The term Antarctic, referring to the opposite of the Arctic Circle, was coined by Marinus of Tyre in the 2nd century AD. The rounding of the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn in the 15th and 16th centuries proved that Terra Australis. Feb 03, 2019 · In 1619 Denmark sent out an expedition, under the command of Jens Munk, in search of the north-west passage, with two ships and 64 men. They reached the West coast of Hudson Bay, where they wintered near Churchill river, but all died with the exception of one man, a boy, and Munk himself, who managed to sail home in the smallest ship.

The largest and best collection of online learning resources—guaranteed. Hundreds of expert tutors available 24/7. Get answers in as little as 15 minutes. Log In to Your Account. Email Address Password Forgot Password? Keep me logged in. Log in. or. Log in with Google. Log in with Facebook. "Southern Ocean" is an obsolete name for the Pacific Ocean or South Pacific, coined by Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the first European to discover it, who approached it from the north. The "South Seas" is a less archaic synonym. A 1745 British Act of Parliament established a prize for discovering a Northwest Passage to "the Western and Southern Ocean of America". The seaward edge of this land abounds in sand bars, coral reefs, and mangrove swamps, and this single State, counting its main shores, its bays and numberless islands, has more than 4000 miles of shore line. It is proposed to open a way for quiet water navigation down the entire east coast of Florida. King, Richard, Narrative of a Journey to the Shore of the Arctic Ocean, in 1833, 1834, and 1835, under the Command of Capt. Back, R.N., London: Bentley, 1836. Dr Richard King was second-in-command of Back ’ s expedition down the Ba. Backpacking. Travel Writing. Abbey, Edward, “A Walk in the Desert Hills”, Beyond the Wall: Essays from the. Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.It comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia and is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and Asia to the east. Europe is commonly considered to be separated from Asia by the watershed of the Ural Mountains, the Ural.

The history of Australia is the history of the area and people of the Indigenous and the more recently arrived settlers from the late 18th century onward. Aboriginal Australians arrived on the Australian mainland by sea from Maritime Southeast Asia between 40,000 and 70,000 years ago. The artistic, musical and spiritual traditions they established are among the longest surviving such. Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-44 London: Wiley and Putnam, 1846, by John Charles Frémont page images in Germany Narrative of the North Polar Expedition, by. Keoghs Books: Stroud, United Kingdom. "Latey, John Lash [editor], The Illustrated London News, Vol. LXIV, January 3 to June 27, 1874, with features on the many aspects of the Duke of Edinburgh's marriage and subsequent return with his wife, Grand Duchess Marie of Russia to England, as well as a Supplement on their Arrival in the United Kingdom, the Ashantee War in Africa's Gold Coast, articles. The voyages to Vínland took place some two hundred years after the raid on the monastery of Lindisfarne off the northeast coast of England in 793, the event that marks the beginning of the Viking Age. These vikings were a fearsome race, combining trade, pillage, and warfare with a search for new lands to explore, settle, and govern. Sep 01, 2012 · The Dane Schultz-Lorentzen [1904, p. 289][58] thinks that support may be found for this theory of the southern immigration from the east coast in the sharp line of demarcation that exists between the dialect spoken by the Eskimo in Godthaab and northward along the whole west coast, and that spoken to the south and on the east coast; furthermore.

Starting in 1940, after the German occupation of Denmark, a number of stations were set up along the coast of Greenland; these included weather stations in places like Thule and Scoresbysund. This action resulted from an agreement with the Danish Ambassador of Denmark for the United States to defend Danish colonies in Greenland. Your customizable and curated collection of the best in trusted news plus coverage of sports, entertainment, money, weather, travel, health and lifestyle, combined with Outlook/Hotmail, Facebook. Mar 04, 2013 · British Graham Land Expedition was a geophysical and exploration expedition to Graham Land in Antarctica between 1934 to 1937. Under the leadership of John Riddoch Rymill, below the expedition. Bookplate from "Synopsis of George Henry Preble's Services." "We heareth gules, on a pale or, between four lion's heads errassed argent, three diamonds sable, by the name of Prebble and was confirmed by Wm. Flower Norry, on the 20th October, 1585, and the 27th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, to George Prebble, of the city of York, Esquire, one of the Queen's Justices of the Peace within. Greenland voted in favor of increased self-rule in November 2008 and acquired greater responsibility for internal affairs when the Act on Greenland Self-Government was signed into law in June 2009. Denmark, however, continues to exercise control over several policy areas on behalf of Greenland, including foreign affairs, security, and financial.

Search Metadata Search text contents Search TV news captions Search archived websites Advanced Search. Sign up for free; Log in; Full text of "The history of. THE RUSSIAN NAVY VISITS THE UNITED STATES. During the Civil War, all of the world powers were technically neutral. On 13 May 1861, the day Charles Francis Adams arrived in London as the United States Minister to the Court of St. James, and before official news of the blockade of the coast line of the seceded States had been received in that country, Great Britain issued her formal. The U.S. Army Center of Military History established this collection in 1984 when it closed the original Historical Resources Collection dating back to 1920 as part of the holdings of the Historical Division, Army War College and tendered the initial proffer to the National Archives and Records Administration. APPENDIX II PART A-HULL‑NOMURA CONVERSATIONS May 12, 1941‑ August 6, 1941 No. 1. FROM: Washington Nomura May 12, 1941.

Finally, on Aug. 10, the expedition reached Umivik in a dense fog, after a very difficult journey through the ice, and encamped for the last time on the east coast of Greenland. Here they boiled coffee, shot a kind of snipe, and lived like gentlemen, so that even Balto and Ravna were quite satisfied. Aug 01, 2014 · Nor was this a purely British practice: New Spain 1518, New France 1529, New Netherland 1614, New Denmark 1624 and New Sweden 1637/38 were already, or soon would be, added to American maps. 7 Of these names, those that survive today do so for a reason: they are the names of former colonies, where people settled and lived. The most important were: the Australian Antarctic expedition of 1911-4 under Sir Douglas Mawson; the Danish Oceanographical expeditions in the Mediterranean and adjacent seas of 1908-10; a short cruise made by Sir John Murray and Dr. Johan Hjort in the Norwegian Fishery exploring vessel " Michael Sars " in 1910, the general results of which.

Sep 15, 2014 · The 18th century polar ice pack map is nonsense showing the extent of the polar ice pack as far south as 63N at the Norwegian coast. It is known that the ice pack in historical time has occationally been blown as far south as 70N and visible from mainland Norway usually the limit is about 74N, and 63N sounds extremely unlikely even for the. Search Metadata Search text contents Search TV news captions Search archived websites Advanced Search. Sign up for free; Log in; Full text of "Science and Its.

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