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Author Stanton, William Ragan, 1925-2007.

Title The great United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842 / by William Stanton
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1975]


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Description x, 433 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Maps: [Map of the voyage] -- Antarctica's Wilkes Land, with features mapped by Wilkes
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
Summary The expedition travelled to Antarctica, the South Pacific, the Atlantic and the coasts of what are now Oregon, Washington and British Columbia
Analysis American maritime exploration 1838-1842 Wilkes Expedition
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 412-416
Subject Wilkes Expedition
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Ethnological expeditions -- History -- 19th century.
Natural history.
Scientific expeditions -- History -- 19th century.
United States.
Author Agate, A. T. (Alfred T.), 1812-1846, illustrator
Yale Collection of Western Americana.
LC no. 73084390
ISBN 0520025571
Other Titles United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842
Great U.S. Exploring Expedition