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Discovering the North-West Passage: The Four-Year Arctic by Glenn M. Stein

By Glenn M. Stein

From 1850 to 1854, the bold Commander Robert McClure captained the HMS Investigator on a voyage looking for the lacking Franklin excursion, which sailed from England into the Arctic in 1845 to map the final uncharted part of the North-West Passage. The Investigator and her consort the Enterprise have been to go through the Bering Strait from the west yet a Pacific hurricane separated them, by no means to satisfy back. enthusiastic about traversing the passage, McClure pressed on and HMS Investigator spent 3 years trapped in pack ice in Mercy Bay prior to the workforce deserted send on foot.
This publication chronicles the voyage intimately. McClure and his relationships together with his officials are on the center of the tale of the exhausting trip, vividly illustrated via the work of Lt. Samuel Cresswell.

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