19th-Century Explorers - Jules Dumont D'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John Franklin (Paperback)


Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: Jules Dumont d'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John Franklin, Gustavus Cheyney Doane, Charles Wilkes, Adolf Erik Nordenskiold, Simon Fraser, William Healey Dall, Georg Carl Amdrup, Antonio da Silva Porto, Francois Peron, William Edward Parry, Edward Bransfield, Frederick Catherwood, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Robert McClure, George Back, James Weddell, James Clark Ross, Teoberto Maler, Hermenegildo Capelo, John Ross, Alexandrine Tinne, Thomas Simpson, Emin Pasha, Peter Warren Dease, F. A. Mitchell-Hedges, John Biscoe, Nathaniel P. Langford, Nathaniel Palmer, Frederick William Beechey, Hugh Clapperton, Otto von Kotzebue, Truman C. Everts, Roberto Ivens, Edward Herbert Thompson, John Richardson, Alfred Thomas Agate, Adam Laxman, Dixon Denham, Henry D. Washburn, Alexandre de Serpa Pinto, Thomas Gann, James McDougall, William Smith, Alfred Merz, Juan Maria Schuver, Walter Oudney, Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein, Juan Galindo, Alexander Armstrong, James Forsyth, Joseph Judah Chorny, Alexander Keith Johnston, Panayotis Potagos, Hermann Eberhard, Abraham Bristow. Excerpt: Alessandro Malaspina (November 5, 1754 - April 9, 1810) was an Italian nobleman who spent most of his life as a Spanish naval officer and explorer. Under a Spanish royal commission, he undertook a voyage around the world from 1786 to 1788, then, from 1789 to 1794, a scientific expedition throughout the Pacific Ocean, exploring and mapping much of the west coast of the Americas from Cape Horn to the Gulf of Alaska, crossing to Guam and the Philippines, and stopping in New Zealand, Australia, and Tonga. Malaspina was christened "Alessandro." He signed his letters in Spanish "Alexandro," which is usually modernized to "Alejandro" by Spanish scholars. Malaspina was born in Mulazzo, a small principality ru...

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: Jules Dumont d'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John Franklin, Gustavus Cheyney Doane, Charles Wilkes, Adolf Erik Nordenskiold, Simon Fraser, William Healey Dall, Georg Carl Amdrup, Antonio da Silva Porto, Francois Peron, William Edward Parry, Edward Bransfield, Frederick Catherwood, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Robert McClure, George Back, James Weddell, James Clark Ross, Teoberto Maler, Hermenegildo Capelo, John Ross, Alexandrine Tinne, Thomas Simpson, Emin Pasha, Peter Warren Dease, F. A. Mitchell-Hedges, John Biscoe, Nathaniel P. Langford, Nathaniel Palmer, Frederick William Beechey, Hugh Clapperton, Otto von Kotzebue, Truman C. Everts, Roberto Ivens, Edward Herbert Thompson, John Richardson, Alfred Thomas Agate, Adam Laxman, Dixon Denham, Henry D. Washburn, Alexandre de Serpa Pinto, Thomas Gann, James McDougall, William Smith, Alfred Merz, Juan Maria Schuver, Walter Oudney, Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein, Juan Galindo, Alexander Armstrong, James Forsyth, Joseph Judah Chorny, Alexander Keith Johnston, Panayotis Potagos, Hermann Eberhard, Abraham Bristow. Excerpt: Alessandro Malaspina (November 5, 1754 - April 9, 1810) was an Italian nobleman who spent most of his life as a Spanish naval officer and explorer. Under a Spanish royal commission, he undertook a voyage around the world from 1786 to 1788, then, from 1789 to 1794, a scientific expedition throughout the Pacific Ocean, exploring and mapping much of the west coast of the Americas from Cape Horn to the Gulf of Alaska, crossing to Guam and the Philippines, and stopping in New Zealand, Australia, and Tonga. Malaspina was christened "Alessandro." He signed his letters in Spanish "Alexandro," which is usually modernized to "Alejandro" by Spanish scholars. Malaspina was born in Mulazzo, a small principality ru...

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August 2011

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August 2011

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66

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978-1-155-81407-0

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9781155814070

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