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Franklin"s footsteps

a sketch of Greenland, along the shores of which his expedition passed, and of the Parry Isles, where the last traces of it were found
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Chapman and Hall , London
Whaling -- Arctic regions., Arctic regions -- Discovery and explora
Statementby Clement Robert Markham.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (84 fr.)
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Open LibraryOL21617294M
ISBN 100665631685

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