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The north-west passage

and the plans for the search for Sir John Franklin. A review ..
  • 463 Pages
  • 2.27 MB
  • English
E. Stanford , London
Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847, Northwest Pa
SeriesHistory of the Canadian Northwest -- PNW 349.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 463 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16314758M

This The north-west passage book half of the book is easily the most interesting, rich in fairly accurate detail about Rogers' leadership and the audacious heroism of his Rangers. It was the basis for the movie "Northwest Passage", starring Spencer Tracy.

The second half of the book follows Major Rogers' further career in England and on the Northwest frontier/5(). Northwest Passage was one of my favorites as a teen, but I hadn't give it a thought in more than two-score (!) years until a lapsed friend and I reconnected for a New Year's drink.

It turned out he was an Indian aficionado, too, with the French and Indian War () being one of /5. Northwest Passage (Birthright Book 2) - Kindle edition by Partlow, Rick. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Northwest Passage (Birthright Book 2)/5(27). The North-West Passage by Land book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Being a narrative of an expedition from the Atlantic /5. Northwest Passage was the second book by Roberts I read and this as well as all other works in Roberts 'Chronicles of Arundel' series sold me on the US.

Northwest Passage is the story of revenge within the framework of the French and Indian War, a fantastic account of courage, endurance and heroism/5(82). The Northwest Passage (NWP) is the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

The eastern route along the Arctic coasts of Norway and Siberia is accordingly called the Northeast Passage (NEP).

The various islands of the archipelago are separated from one. The Northwest Passage spans roughly miles from the North Atlantic north of Canada’s Baffin Island in the east to the Beaufort Sea north of. In his expedition (–54), Robert J.

Le M. McClure penetrated the passage from the west along the northern coast of the continent and by a land expedition reached Viscount Melville Sound, which had been reached (–20) by Parry from the east.

The actual existence of the Northwest Passage had been proved, and the long search was over. Directed by King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke. With Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey. Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village.

They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected/10(K). Year Published: Language: English Country of Origin: England Source: Stevenson, R.L. ().A Child’s Garden of & Schuster Children’s.

Northwest Passage is a Technicolor film, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey, and picture is based on a novel by Kenneth Roberts titled Northwest Passage (). In Februarythe film was shown at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival, as part of a retrospective dedicated to King Vidor's on: Northwest Passage, novel, by.

Northwest Passage by Kenneth Roberts. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store : Read Books.

Northwest Passage, historical sea passage of the North American continent. It represents centuries of effort to find a route westward from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Archipelago of what became Canada.

The quest for the passage was one of the world’s severest maritime. Northwest Passage Map. The map at the top of this page shows possible routes through the Northwest Passage. Ships traveling west would enter the Passage through Baffin Bay, pass through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago by various routes, exit into the Beaufort Sea and then out into the Pacific Ocean through the Chukchi Sea and Bering Sea.

Matt’s illustrations for Northwest Passage, a stunning tribute to the iconic Stan Rogers song, won the Governor General’s Literary Award.

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He also wrote and illustrated the highly acclaimed book The Funeral. Matt lives in Toronto. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of /5(14).

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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific: Performed in the Yearsin His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, Under the Orders of William Edward Parry ; with an Appendix, Containing.

Join us on an expedition to the northernmost parts of the world on a Northwest Passage cruise. Enjoy the unique & comfortable accommodations aboard small cruise ships with hardened hulls like the Ocean Endeavor, Kapitan Khlebnikov or the luxurious Le Soleal, Le Boreal, or L'Austral that boldly push through the frigid waters connecting the Atlantic and Pacific s: “North-West Passage” by Willy de Roos The book, although not a really big one, is mainly comprised of three major books.

Willy de Roos is in the first “chapter” giving a summary of his previous life and what brought him to sailing (he joins the sailor´s community at the relatively late age of around 50 years). About this Item: Archibald Constable, London, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine.

B/W Photographs (illustrator). First Edition. Between and Roald Amundsen and crew aboard the Gjoa - out of Tromso, Norway - spent time (post Franklin).

Northwest passage;: Containing the courtmartial of Major Robert Rogers, the courtmartial of Lt. Samuel Stephens and other new material by Roberts, Kenneth Lewis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at NorthWest Passage Adventure Route BestRest Product’s Northwest Passage Adventure Route is an off-road dual-sport motorcycle route that runs from the Puget Sound area of Washington, eastward to Stevens Pass, then north to the eastern side of the Pasayten Wilderness.

The North-West Passage is an painting by John Everett Millais. It depicts an elderly sailor sitting at a desk, with his daughter seated in a stool beside him.

He stares out at the viewer, while she reads from a log-book. On the desk is a large chart depicting complex passageways between incompletely charted : Sir John Everett Millais, Bt. John Braithwaite Supplement to Captain Sir John Ross's Narrative of a second voyage in the Victory in search of a North-West Passage: containing the suppressed facts necessary to a proper understanding of the causes of the failure of the steam machinery of the Victory, and a just appreciation of Captain Sir John Ross's character as an officer.

Graeme Kendall sailed his boat Astral Express through the North West Passage TAGS: Arctic Every so often, a book appears that blows preconceptions clean out of the porthole. It took three seasons and 21 games, but the Northwest Passage Pioneers earned their first win in program history.

Read more about the team’s journey towards victory – on and off the court. “Healing in the Riverway” at River Falls Public Library. The Eugene H. & Dorothy Kleinpell Gallery at the River Falls Public Library shared Northwest.

High schoolers consider the global climate issue. In this Northwest Passage lesson, students examine who has sovereignty of the passage and discuss the importance of the Law of the Seas and its impact on the global climate issue.

“Northwest Passage” is the opening song off of the album of the same name. The song compares the voyages of the first European explorers in Canada to Rogers’s own touring as a. The Northwest Passage That Might Have Been. By Brian quickly rising through the ranks of the international cartel known as the North West Company.

Mackenzie wrote a book about his travels. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomson, George Malcolm, North-west passage. London: Secker and Warburg, (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Le Passage du Nord-Ouest. Description: pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates.

There were many expeditions in search of a Northwest Passage during the s. They include the voyages of Frances Smith, Samuel Hearne and James Cook.

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By the end of the century, George Vancouver had explored the northwest coast in detail. In the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) was founded as a.Attempts to find the Northwest Passage—a water route from Europe to Asia through the Arctic archipelago north of the Canadian mainland—began as far back as the lateth century.

After numerous failures, many involving disaster and great loss of life, the Northwest Passage finally was successfully navigated in –6 by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (–).

A Voyage of Danger and Discovery! Sought by explorers for centuries and hailed as the one of the most beautiful waterways in the world, The Northwest Passage tells a dramatic story of courage.