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A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, 1776-1780 (Volume 4) (Paperback) Loot Price: R384
Discovery Miles 3 840
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A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, 1776-1780 (Volume 4) (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1784. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A voyage to the Pacific Ocean, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere, under the direction of captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, 1776-1780 James Cook C Q N T E N T S, BOOK VI. TRANSACTIONS IN A SECOND EXPEDITION TO THS NORTH, BY THE WAY OF KAMTSCHATKA, AN- JN RETURNING HOME, BY THE WAY OF CANTON, AND THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. . CHAP. III. TransaSlions at Petropaulowska--Abundant Supply of Fish--Death of the Carpenter's Mate--The Ruffian Hospital put under the Care of our Surgeons --Supply ofRyeFlour--Celebration ofhisMajesty's Birth-Bay--Twenty Head of Cattle sent us-- Difficulties in failing out of the Bay--Ruins of 1 large Villages--Eruption of a Volcano--Appearance of the Country--Cheepoonfkoi Nofs--Krotiotjkoi Nofs--Kamtfchatfkoi Nofs--Account of the Arclic Gull--Olutorfkoi Nofs--St. Thadeus's Nofs --Tfcbukotjkoi Nofs--Isle of St. Laurence--The East Cape of Asia described--Sight of the two Coasts efAsia and America at the fame Instant--Obstructions from the Ice--Some Sea-Horfes killed-- Fruitless Attempts to discover a Passage on the American Side--Captain Clerke's future Designs. Page i Vol. IV.--N0 22* b CHAP.;, .c DEGREESh' iK O Attempt to pass the Ice to the North-West--Critical Situation of the .Discovery*--- DEGREESea-Horfes killed-- Greatly obstructed by the Ice--Damages sustained by the Discovery*--Captain Clerke roftlves topr6K. .. teed to the Southward*--The Crews rejoice greatly en tlixt OccafioTit--Pass Serdze .Kamen, -r1 brwgh Beering's Straits DEGREESObservations ow the Extent of the North-East Coast of Asia--Reasons for rejecting Muller's. Map Impracticability of a North-East or North-West Passage from the At lantic into the Pacific Ocean-r-The Progress made in 1778, compared

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Cook
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-13843-0
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-13843-2
Barcode: 9781150138430

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