. Narrative of discovery and adventure in the polar seas and regions [microform] : with illustrations of their climate, geology, and natural history, and an account of the whale-fishery. Natural history; Sciences naturelles. s. itimate than Bm* 86 images are de« Diewhat rounded t aligfat projection 18, and one larger ed, in answer to )int which might there extended a They made re- but, after emerg- re always driven le. They perse* en these masses i that they were he western open- Hc^and, without B brilliant objects undertaken, lent was felt in expedition, from been cherished, ying funds for a

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. Narrative of discovery and adventure in the polar seas and regions [microform] : with illustrations of their climate, geology, and natural history, and an account of the whale-fishery. Natural history; Sciences naturelles. s. itimate than Bm* 86 images are de« Diewhat rounded t aligfat projection 18, and one larger ed, in answer to )int which might there extended a They made re- but, after emerg- re always driven le. They perse* en these masses i that they were he western open- Hc^and, without B brilliant objects undertaken, lent was felt in expedition, from been cherished, ying funds for a
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. Narrative of discovery and adventure in the polar seas and regions [microform] : with illustrations of their climate, geology, and natural history, and an account of the whale-fishery. Natural history; Sciences naturelles. s. itimate than Bm* 86 images are de« Diewhat rounded t aligfat projection 18, and one larger ed, in answer to )int which might there extended a They made re- but, after emerg- re always driven le. They perse* en these masses i that they were he western open- Hc^and, without B brilliant objects undertaken, lent was felt in expedition, from been cherished, ying funds for a id a reward to any I the object might 3 town-council of rmined to fit out le, and equipped red two vessels, one to Barentz, , with seemingly icting apparently hey admitted on IS, who, it was >lder spirit of en- r return, too late, on the tms to have been B Strait«i to ahnn. NOKTH-BABT VOTAflU. IM «ven Nova Zembia, and to pish on direct through the wide expanse of the Nortnem Oeean. Tliey even stood inadvertently somewhat to the west, and on the 93d came in view of the Shetland Idands. Barentz urged that they shoidd turn due east, in order to comjMnsate this deviation; bat (Torneliz in- sisted that this would carry them at once into the Strait of Wa^gati, the scene of so may abortive ef- forts, and insisted upon steering towaras the north- north-east. After passing the Shetlands, they saw the moat brilliant celestiu phenomena they had ever witnessed. The sun was attended by two parhelia or mock suns, while a bright rainbow traverwd all the three suns, and two other bows crossed the hea- vens in diflRnent quarters. On the fith June some sailcnrs called out, that a multitude of white swans were swimming in the water; but the more expe- rienced gave warning that these swans would be found to be made of ice, and accordingly they Were soon sailing in the midst of these moving masses. For two days they proceeded between them as between two lands; while the oohmr of the sea, whic

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