Eight bears were spotted and killed the preceding day. Fence around seal gut sku light of igloo to keep dogs, people, etc., from breaking light or falling thru. Title and description from photographer's notes.
Man on the left uses a tool that resembles a metal garden hoe. The other men are using metal scraping tools, called "tuggaun" in Iñupiaq, which are the same tools used to butcher a whale. Scraping is made easier by freezing the skin.
Shows Franklin's route in 1819, 1820 and 1821. Dedicated to Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Captain of the Shannon (the British ship that defeated the Chesepeake in the War of 1812), by Henry Martin Leake.
Relief shown by shading. Shows a portion of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in Arctic Canada, including the locations of Eskimo tent-rings and winter houses and the Fram's winter quarters. Mounted on paper.
Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by isolines. Glaciers, tundra and forest color coded. From Johnston's Royal atlas of modern geography, frontispiece. "By Keith Johnston F.R.G.S." "W. & A.K. Johnston." Hand colored.
Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington." Pagination (4) is printed backwards. Decorative border. Hand colored. 35 X 28...
Relief shown by hachures and hill shading; depths shown by soundings. "Corrected to 1849." Annotated with Pullen's locations in ink and, in a different hand, illegibly, in pencil. Coast is drawn in pencil in some of blank areas. 62 cm. diam., on...