Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Captain Ross Planting the British Standard on the True Position of the Magnetic Pole (1836)

Robert Huish, The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R.N. Knt. to the Arctic Regions; For the Discovery of a North West Passage; Performed in the Years 1829-30-31-32 and 33. To Which is Prefixed an Abridgement of the Former Voyages of Captn’s Ross, Parry, & Other Celebrated Navigators to the Northern Latitudes. Compiled from Authentic Information and Original Documents Transmitted by William Light, Purser’s Steward to the Expedition. Illustrated by Engravings from Drawings Taken on the Spot. (London: John Saunders, 1836), 416.