The Arctic North-East and West Passage by Hessel Gerrtsz An 1878 translation of an early work from 1612-13 Available at: https://archive.org/details/arcticnortheast00queigoog/page/n4/mode/2up
Detailed maps of voyages in the Canadian Arctic from 16th to 19th Century are available on the Canada Arctic website at: http://www.sfu.ca/geog351fall02/gp2/WEBSITE/2_content_g.html These also contain chronological lists of voyages.
The transit of the North-West Passage in 1940-42 and again in 1943-44 by the RMCP vessel St. Roch under Corporal Henry Larsen is described on the Arctic Institute of North America website at: http://www.ucalgary.ca/arcticexpedition/larsenexpeditions
ABSTRACT. The Joint Arctic Weather stations of Canada and the United States were built in the Queen Elizabeth Islands of northern Canada. The Eureka and Resolute stations were established in 1947 and another two, Mould Bay and Isachsen, in 1948.… Read More »The Establishment of Alert, N.W.T., Canada
Polar Imperative – A history of Arctic Sovereignty in North America by Shelagh D. Grant Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2010 “Polar Imperative is a definitive overview of many countries’ attempts to claim sovereign rights over the polar regions of North America.”… Read More »Polar Imperative
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.
The Voyages and Works of John Davis the Navigator + The Map of the World, A.D. 1600 Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Albert Hastings Markham, Captain R.N., F.R.G.S., Author of “A Whaling Cruise in Baffin’s Bay,” “The Great… Read More »The Voyages and Works of John Davis the Navigator
The Voyages of the Venetian Brothers, Nicolò and Antonio Zeno, to the Northern Seas in the XIVth Century, comprising the latest known Accounts of the Lost Colony of Greenland; and of the Northmen in America before Columbus. Translated and Edited,… Read More »The Voyages of the Venetian Brothers
The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher, in search of a Passage to Cathaia and India by the North-West, A.D. 1576-8. Reprinted from the First Edition of Hakluyt’s Voyages, with Selections from Manuscript Documents in the British Museum and State Paper… Read More »The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher
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
Narratives of Voyages towards the North-West, in Search of a Passage to Cathay and India 1496 to 1631
Narratives of Voyages towards the North-West, in Search of a Passage to Cathay and India 1496 to 1631. With Selections from the early Records of the Honourable the East India Company and from MSS. in the British Museum. Thomas Rundall,… Read More »Narratives of Voyages towards the North-West, in Search of a Passage to Cathay and India 1496 to 1631