Reference numberMS/102/5
TitleList of enquiries for a voyage to the North Pole, author unknown
DescriptionObservational suggestions (not numbered) for voyages to the North Pole, commencing 'To observe the nature of the ice mountains as carefully as you can...' Compiled in response to a request from the Board of Longitude, via the President of the Royal Society, in preparations for the expeditionary voyage commanded by Constantine John Phipps (1744-1794), later 2nd Baron Mulgrave.
Physical descriptionPaper
Access statusOpen
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