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TitleA diary kept while with the Peary Arctic expedition of 1896
AuthorHoppin, B. (Benjamin), 1851-1923
Publishers.n.
Place of Publication[New Haven, Conn.?]
Date[1897?]
DescriptionHoppkins was a mineralogist who accompanied Peary on his 1896 Arctic expedition, the aim of which was to search for minerals, fossils, a previously seen meteorite, and to visit Greenland. The ship used on the voyage was the Hope, sailing out of St. John's under Commander Peary and Captain John Bartlett of Brigus, with several experts from different fields and a crew also comprised mainly of Newfoundlanders.
SubjectPeary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920
Hoppin, B. (Benjamin),1851-1923--Diaries
Arctic regions
Peary Arctic Expedition (1896)
Physical Description83 p., [1] p. of plates : map
NoteAutographed by the author. -- Errata listed on p. [82]-83.
LocationArctic regions
Local Call NumberG 670 1896 P6 1897 c.3
TypeText
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
Record NumberCNS-B0477
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Books
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
LanguageEng
SourcePrint text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
PDF File(10.66MB) -- http://collections.mun.ca/PDFs/cns/ADiaryKeptWhileWithPearyArcticExpedition1896.pdf
CONTENTdm file name119535.cpd