Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition 1881-1884

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Launched as part of the United States participation in the first International Polar Year, the Greely Arctic Expedition sent twenty-five volunteers to Ellesmere Island off the northwest coast of Greenland. The crew was commanded by Adolphus W. Greely, a lieutenant in the U.S. Army's Signal Corps. The ship sent to resupply them in the summer of 1882 was forced to turn back before reaching the station, and the men were left to endure short rations. The second relief ship, sent in 1883, was crushed in the ice. The crew spend a ...

Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition, 1881-1884 2011, Literary Licensing, LLC, Whitefish MT

ISBN-13: 9781258126087

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Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition 1881-1884 2001, University of Alaska Press

ISBN-13: 9781889963297

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