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The American Museum journal (c1900-(1918)) (17537375864)

Title: The American Museum journal Identifier: americanmuseumjo13amer ( find matches) Year: c1900-(1918) ( c190s) Authors: American Museum of Natural History Subjects: Natural history Publisher: New York : American Museum of Natural History Contributing Library: American Museum of Natural History Library Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: 54 THE AMERICAN MUSEUM JOURNAL Text Appearing After Image: PROPOSED SHIP ROUTE PROPOSED SLEDGE ROUTE PROPOSED ROUTE OF THE STEFANSSON EXPEDITION Map prepared under Vilhjdlmur Stefdnsson Proposed sledge and ship routes and bases of operation of the Stefdnsson expedition originally planned under the auspices of the National Geographic Society and American Museum of Natural History and finally transferred to the support of the Canadian Govern- ment. The expedition will sail in May from the Canadian naval station at Esquimault, British Columbia, with the recently purchased "Karluk." 247 tons, for exploration work covering a period of from three to four years "Your base is one of the nearest, and perhaps the most accessible point for an attack upon the largest remaining unexplored areas within the Arctic Circle."— Quoted from a tele- gram from Peary to Stefansson, November 10. 1912 Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

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