Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook E (Part I) >> [Page 40] >> Map Showing The Route of the American Arctic Expedition

Item informationTitle: Map Showing The Route of the American Arctic Expedition
Genre: Map
Publication informationVolume: E (Part I)
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  • Setting: 1850 - 1851


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    Resource Identifier: SE1_18xx_154
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    Notes Position: center, rotated ninety degrees clockwise.

    This map illustrates the route taken by two U.S. ships that participated in the 1850 expedition to the Arctic.  The expedition was launched in order to find English explorer John Franklin and his crew, all of whom had disappeared in 1845 while searching for the Northwest Passage.