The Eventful Voyage of H. M. Discovery Ship "Resolute" to the Arctic Regions: In Search of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H. M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror," 1852, 1853, 1854...
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857 - 530 Seiten
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The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship Resolute to the Arctic Regions
George Frederick McDougall
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