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The search for the northwest passage

Nellis Maynard Crouse

The search for the northwest passage

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Passage.,
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Northwest Passage,
    • Arctic regions

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Nellis M. Crouse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG640 .C7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. l., 3-533 p.
      Number of Pages533
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6315119M
      LC Control Number34041455
      OCLC/WorldCa3006602


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Northwest Passage, historical sea passage of the North American continent. It represents centuries of effort to find a route westward from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Archipelago of what became Canada. The quest for the passage was one.

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Inthe acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey -- and discovered the Passage he could not find. InSir John Franklin set out from England with HMS Erebusand HMS Terror, attempting to sail through the Northwest Passage.

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