Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s Strait Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s Strait



Travelling to the Bering Strait and beyond, Beechey's expedition was supposed to have met up with Sir John Franklin and Captain Parry, who were expected to arrive from the East.

Author: Frederick William Beechey

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ISBN: BCUL:1092259170

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Travelling to the Bering Strait and beyond, Beechey's expedition was supposed to have met up with Sir John Franklin and Captain Parry, who were expected to arrive from the East. Franklin came within 50 leagues of Beechey's camp, but was forced to turn back on account of bad weather. This narrative remains one of ".the most valuable of modern voyages." (Hill 93) and provides accounts of visits to Pitcairn Island, where Beechey interviewed John Adams (the last surviving member of the mutiny on the Bounty), Tahiti, Alaska, Hawaii, Macao, Okinawa, and the coast of California.

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s StraitNarrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s Strait



Narrative. of. a. Voyage. to. the. Pacific. and. Beering's. Strait. Frederick William Beechey (1796–1856), naval officer and hydrographer, was born into a family of artists, joined the Navy at a young age and went on to travel the world ...

Author: Frederick William Beechey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108031035

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This 1831 publication vividly describes Pacific islands, the last Bounty mutineer, the Bering Strait coastline and its Inuit population.

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s StraitNarrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s Strait



... the time of our visit , twelve feet in circumference ; another was nine feet seven and a half inches in girth , at five feet from the root ; its trunk grew to the height of thirty feet , perfectly straight , and without branching .

Author: Frederick William Beechey

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ISBN: BSB:BSB10466311

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Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s Strait Polar Expeditions in the Years 1825 28Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering s Strait Polar Expeditions in the Years 1825 28



MAJOR KEPPEL'S NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ACROSS THE BALCAN , by the two Passes of SELIMNO and PRAVADI ; and of a Visit to AZANI , and other newly - discovered Ruins in Asia Minor . In 2 vols . 8vo . with Map and Plates . IV .

Author: Frederick-William Beechey

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ISBN: ONB:+Z181486406

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