Expeditions

A chronological history of voyages into the Arctic regions

A chronological history of voyages into the Arctic regions; undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a north-east, north-west, or polar passage between the Atlantic and Pacific by John Barrow John Murray, London, 1818 Available at: https://archive.org/details/chronologicalhis00barr/page/n7/mode/2up

The Storied Ice

The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery and Adventure in Antarctica’s Peninsula Region by Joan N. Boothe The book recounts mankind’s dramatic history from Magellan through the first years of the twenty-first century in the part of the Antarctic regions below South… Read More »The Storied Ice

The A to Z of the Discovery of the Northwest Passage

The A to Z of the Discovery of the Northwest Passage by Alan Day. As the name implies an encyclopaedia like series of entries relating to the exploration of the North-West Passage. Contains an extensive bibliography.

Henry Hudson the Navigator

Henry Hudson the Navigator: the Original Documents in which his Career is recorded. Collected, partly Translated, and Annotated, with an Introduction, by G. M. Asher, LL.D. 1860. Published by Hakluyt Society  First Series – Part 1 – Number 27

Below the Convergence

Below the Convergence: Voyages Towards Antarctica, 1699-1839 by Alan Gurney Pimlico / Random House, London, 1998 First published W.W.Norton Co. Ltd., 1997 Provides accounts of the early voyages in the Southern Ocean. “The tantalising theory of a huge southern continent,… Read More »Below the Convergence