The great United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842 / by William Stanton.

Author
Other titles
  • United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842
  • Great U.S. Exploring Expedition
Published
  • Berkeley : University of California Press 1975
Physical description
x, 433 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN
  • 0520025571
  • 9780520025578
Notes
  • Many illustrations are by Alfred T. Agate, and/or reproduced from material in the Western Americana Collection, Yale University Library.
  • Title on spine of dust jacket: The great U.S. Exploring Expedition.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 412-416) and index.
Contents
  • Preface -- Republican longitude -- Symmes' Hole -- A glorious prospect -- Behold! Now, a nation -- First blood -- A fathom of tapa -- Samoa -- Sydney -- Ruffled feathers -- A new world -- Among the Feejees -- Affair at Malolo -- Sandwich Islands -- Secret Service -- Oregon -- Homeward bound -- Courts martial -- Friends of science -- The muse -- Democratic science -- Strange notions -- Interesting flotsam -- Splendid contributions -- Coda -- Notes.
  • Maps: [Map of the voyage] -- Antarctica's Wilkes Land, with features mapped by Wilkes.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • The expedition travelled to Antarctica, the South Pacific, the Atlantic and the coasts of what are now Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

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