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Ross, John Sir 1777-1856

Overview
Works: 285 works in 865 publications in 4 languages and 5,750 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Maps  Juvenile works  Naval history  Sources  History  Records and correspondence  Gazetteers 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: G650 1829, 919.8
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Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 by John Ross( Book )

93 editions published between 1835 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A voyage of discovery : made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a north-west passage by John Ross( Book )

62 editions published between 1819 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a journal of the voyage with information on ice conditions, descriptions of the Polar Eskimos of the Cape York Region, and of extensive stretches of red snow seen there. Also includes a record of personal equipment, all orders, and work carried out. Appendices include observations on magnetic variations, zoology, geology, latitudes and longitudes
Memoirs and correspondence of Admiral Lord De Saumarez : from original papers in possession of the family by John Ross( Book )

10 editions published between 1838 and 2013 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to John Barrow, esq., F.R.S., on the late extraordinary and unexpected hyperborean discoveries by John Ross( Book )

19 editions published between 1826 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On communication to India, in large steamships, by the Cape of Good Hope printed by order of the India Steam-ship Company, and addressed to the British public by John Ross( )

6 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of the celebrated admiral Adam John de Krusenstern, the first Russian circumnavigator by Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern( Book )

11 editions published between 1856 and 1982 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appendix to the Narrative of a second voyage in search of a northwest passage and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 by John Ross( Book )

18 editions published between 1835 and 1983 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explanation of Captain Sabine's Remarks on the late voyage of discovery to Baffin's Bay by John Ross( Book )

19 editions published between 1819 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explanation and answer to Mr. John Braithwaite's Supplement to Captain Sir John Ross's Narrative of a second voyage in the Victory, in search of a north-west passage by John Ross( )

15 editions published between 1835 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relation du second voyage fait à la recherche d'un passage au nord-ouest by John Ross( Book )

20 editions published between 1835 and 1983 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition of Captain Ross's voyage to the North Pole by John Ross( )

3 editions published in 1833 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of a second voyage in search of a northwest passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 by John Ross( Book )

9 editions published between 1835 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arctic miscellanies a souvenir of the late polar search by Horatio Thomas Austin( Book )

2 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles from the ship's newspaper, Aurora Borealis, published monthly on the 'Assistance', Captain H.T. Austin, during the Franklin search of 1850-51. Marginal notes by James Donnot, surgeon
Letter to John Barrow, Esq. on the subject of the polar expedition, or, The reviewer reviewed by John Ross( Book )

6 editions published between 1819 and 1982 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Reisen en lotgevalen van Kapitein John Ross op zijne ontdekkings togten naar de noordpools gewesten( Book )

8 editions published between 1837 and 1982 in Dutch and German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Ross

Ross 1777-1856 Captain

Ross, Captain (John), 1777-1856

Ross, John 1777-1856

Ross, Sir

Ross, Sir John

Sir John Ross

Languages
English (396)

French (42)

Dutch (35)

German (31)

Covers
Fury Beach : the four-year odyssey of Captain John Ross and the victory