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International Polar Expedition, 1882-1883. Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska [by Lt. P.H. Ray] in response to the resolution of the House of Representatives of December 11, 1884.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04966 Author/Creator: International Polar Expedition, 1882-1883. Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Book signed Date: 1885 Pagination: 1 v. : 695 p. : front plates col. : map : plan ; 30 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Authored by Lieutenant P.H. Ray of the Eighth U.S. Infantry, A.S.O., Commanding Expedition, Chief Signal Officer, United States Army, under the auspice of the International Polar Expedition, 1882-1883. Published by the Government Printing Office. Titlepage signed by George Davidson on 5 December 1885. Davidson was a geodesist, geographer, astronomer who served with U.S. Coast Survey from 1845-1895. Illustrated with color and duotone lithographs.

People: Ray, P. H. (Patrick Henry)., 1842-1911
Davidson, George, 1825-1911

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Frontiers and ExplorationPolar Exploration

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