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Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-West Passage

Markham, Albert Hastings Sir

Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-West Passage

by Markham, Albert Hastings Sir

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Published by G. Philip in London .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albert Hastings Markham.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 09774
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 microfiches (194 fr.)
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21675367M
    ISBN 100665097743

      Northwest Passage Expeditions John Cabot. John Cabot, a Venetian navigator living in England, became the first European to explore the Northwest Passage in . There is a great irony in the relationship between John Rae and Sir John Franklin. Their names will forever remain synonymous with the history of Arctic exploration, but Ken McGoogan’s new book Fatal Passage attempts to set the record straight. Both men were explorers, Rae with the Hudson’s Bay Company and Franklin with the Royal Navy.

      Launched in , the Royal Navy ship HMS Erebus was made famous by two major polar expeditions. From it undertook an Antarctic voyage captained by James Clark Ross. In , with HMS Terror, the ship embarked on the Franklin Expedition to find the North-West Passage. What exactly transpired on the Arctic voyage remains a mystery, but both ships were abandoned and Author: Elinor Evans.   Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox Brand: Bloomsbury USA.

    Historian’s book explores Northwest Passage history When Sir John Franklin’s mission “disappeared” in the Arctic, several search efforts were made, including sending the ship HMS. Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-west passage. By Sir Albert Hastings Markham, fl. SP1 John Phillips and AUTO Sir Albert Hastings Markham. Abstract. Rare Book Room copy: Author's presentation copy to John Phillips, with his gift inscription, dated June , on Book Room copy: Bookplate: Ex.


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Get this from a library. Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-west passage. [Albert Hastings Markham, Sir]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Markham, Albert Hastings, Sir, Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-west Passage. London [etc.] G. Philip & Sons, Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-West Passage (Classic Reprint) [Albert Hastings Markham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-West Passage In the compilation of this volume I have endeavoured to introduce. Lost in the ice of the Arctic only to reappear again in open ocean in Septthe HMS Resolute would first venture to America, then returned to the Royal Navy, and again back to the Arctic.

A mind boggling story for the search of the North-West passage and the loss of John Franklin, RN/5(22). In the spring ofa party from the expedition travelled across the ice to Point Victory on shore and deposited a written record of their progress.

It is thought they reached Cape Herschel on the south coast of the island, filling in the unexplored part of the North-West Passage. Sir. Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-west Passage by Markham, Albert Hastings Sir; 4 editions; Subjects: Accessible book, Northwest Passage, Nord-Ouest, Passage du; Places: Arctic regions, Northwest Passage; People: John Franklin Sir ().

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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Published in and drawing on personal documents provided by the Franklin family, it provides a picture of Franklin's character and personal life, alongside a detailed account of his career.

Written fifty years after Franklin's presumed death, this work also covers the aftermath of his final ill-fated voyage in search of a north-west passage. Northwest Passage is a book about the explorers who venture into the Northwest Passage in Canada.

The book structure itself uses the song, Northwest Passage by Stan Rogers and repeats the lines from the chorus throughout the book; intertwined, it includes information about the history and geography, mainly focusing on the tragic story of the voyage of John Franklin and then Stan Rogers trip /5.

Also, this book is not about "Sir John Franklin's Tragic Quest for the North West Passage." For one thing, part of Lambert's thesis is that Franklin didn't set off into the Lambert wants to prove that Sir John Franklin was neither weak nor indecisive nor a poor leader/5.

InSir John Franklin set out with two ships to chart the Northwest Passage. He and his crew were never heard from again. Until their belongings began turning up on the Canadian : LEANNE SHAPTON.

Popular hero Sir John Franklin leads an expedition to find the fabled North West Passage route from Europe to the Orient. The chances of success are greater than they have ever been. Letters arrive home in England brought by a supply ship that accompanied.

The Northwest Passage (NWP) is the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

The eastern route along the Arctic coasts of Norway and Siberia is accordingly called the Northeast Passage (NEP). The various islands of the archipelago are separated from one another and from the Canadian. Winding your way through the icy channels of the legendary Northwest Passage is history brought to life.

On this compelling day journey aboard our game-changing new vessel Ultramarine, passengers retrace the steps of the intrepid Franklin Expedition, which left the shores of England in in search of the last unexplored section of the Northwest Passage—only to become permanently icebound.

The long-lost ship of British polar explorer Sir John Franklin, HMS Terror, has been found in pristine condition at the bottom of an Arctic bay, researchers have said, in a discovery that. Now, between and the British Admiralty instigated ten ship-borne Arctic and Antarctic expeditions, three of which Sir John Franklin was part of.

These folks were no strangers to cold, harsh, and lengthy trips. After Franklin's disappearance, thirty-six separate search expeditions were conducted into the Northwest : Garry Rodgers.

Buy The Gates of Hell: Sir John Franklin's Tragic Quest for the North West Passage by Lambert, Prof Andrew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(6). 'Frozen in Time' is a beautifully written account of the various attempts to seek evidence revealing the fate of the men under the leadership of Sir John Franklin who set out in to discover the North-West passage, and who disappeared into apparent oblivion/5().

I t remains one of the greatest mysteries of polar exploration. Ina well-provisioned Royal Navy expedition commanded by Sir John Franklin. Andrew Lambert, a leading authority on naval history, reexamines the life of Sir John Franklin and his final, doomed Arctic voyage.

Franklin was a man of his time, fascinated, even obsessed with, the need to explore the world; he had already mapped nearly two-thirds of the northern coastline of North America when he undertook his third Arctic voyage inat the age of fifty-nine.Background.

While it recalls the history of early explorers who were trying to discover a route across Canada to the Pacific Ocean (especially Sir John Franklin, who lost his life in the quest for the Northwest Passage – see Franklin's lost expedition), its central theme is a comparison between the journeys of these past explorers and the singer's own journey to and through the same : Contemporary folk."A significant part of the book is also devoted to Franklin the sailor and the man.

He was present at two of Nelson's most famous battles, Copenhagen and Trafalgar, and sailed with the great navigator Matthew Flinders on the first circumnavigation of Australia. The book covers his governorship of Tasmania, and gives an insight into the corruption and political chicanery which finally drove him 4/5(1).