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Report on birds received through the Peary Expeditions to Greenland

Frank M. Chapman

Report on birds received through the Peary Expeditions to Greenland

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Greenland.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBirds from Greenland
    Statementby Frank M. Chapman.
    SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 12, article 17
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. 219-244 :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18608753M

    It was the road of migration when the Eskimos came from the north and took over Greenland, and it was the background for the whalers' heroism in the years when whale oil was one of the necessities of civilization, when sailing ships were dominant, and large ships' crews every year made their way through the notorious pack ice of the Bay. A list of its birds, with some notes, bibliographical and biological, has been given as an Appendix to Baring-Gould's Iceland, its Scenes and Sagas (8vo, ); and Shepherd's North-west Peninsula of Iceland (8vo, ) recounts a somewhat profitless expedition . - published book: Missionary Travels (), s copies before it was published, went on a book tour and 's came to his lectures and bought his book, he made it onto a bank note in Scotland - got Gold medal from Royal Geographic Society and was received by Queen Victoria for his travels.


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Report on birds received through the Peary Expeditions to Greenland. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 12, article Robert Edwin Peary was born on May 6,in Cresson, Pennsylvania, to Charles N. and Mary P. his father died inPeary's mother moved with their son and settled in Portland, Maine.

After growing up there, Peary attended Bowdoin College, some 36 miles (58 km) to the north, where he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa : Cullum Geographical Medal, Charles P. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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Report on birds received through the Peary Expeditions to Greenland. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 12, article Figgins, J. (Jesse Dade), - Peary Expedition to. In the course of earlier wintering expeditions in Greenland's Thule district, Peary discerned the importance of Inughuit family dynamics to the survival and effective functioning of his parties and further, that the well-made, warm, and waterproof skin clothing and footwear sewn by Inughuit women was vital to existence in the Arctic climate.

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