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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition

Charles Wilkes

Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition

during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

by Charles Wilkes

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Published by Lea and Blanchard in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Scientific expeditions -- United States,
  • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- American,
  • South America -- Description and travel,
  • Hawaii -- Description and travel,
  • Oregon -- Description and travel,
  • Antarctica

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRare Book Collection.
    Statementby Charles Wilkes ; in five volumes, and an atlas.
    SeriesUnited States Exploring Expedition -- v. 1-5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13538375M
    OCLC/WorldCa1990408


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Chapter I. Introductory. On the 8th of May,the town and castle of Vera Cruz having some time before surrendered, and there being nothing left for the Navy to perform, I preferred an application to the Hon.

John Y. Mason, the head of the department, for permission to circumnavigate and thoroughly explore the Lake Asphaltites or Dead Sea. Equally important, the Expedition collected and described natural history specimens from all parts of the globe - specimens that eventually came to the fledgling Smithsonian Institution, making it the National Museum of the United States.

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Alfred Agate created many of these during his service with the United States Exploring Expedition, or in the preparation of the report of the Expedition. On his death in the drawings passed to his widow, Elizabeth Hill Kennedy Agate, who later married Dr.

William J. Du Hamel of Washington, D.C. He climbed a 13,foot mountain, Frémont's Peak, planted an American flag, and claimed the Rocky Mountains and the West for the United States. His second expedition—the subject of a separate book—succeeded in charting all of the way to California, mapping and confirming the Oregon Trail as the route for pioneers heading toward the : AmericaThroughTime.

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