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of the Arctic geography with those of Ross's time. rative of a Second Voyage (London, 1835) contrasts Baffin's and the alleged De Fuca and De Fonte notions Mer du Sud (Paris, 1791), vol. i. Cf. also Venegas' Noticia de la California (Madrid, 1757). Ross's Nar. map of De Fonte's route and Danville's of Cook's and Maldonado's, are in Laborde's Hist. Abrégée de la G. F. Müller's Voyages from Asia to America as translated by T. Jefferys, 2d ed. (London, 1764). Buache's
* After a plate in the Encyclopédie, Suite du Recueil de planches (Paris, 1777). Delisle's map (1752) is in
ERRE habitée out uelje suppose you
California, Captain Francis Smith, Commander. Cook, which is elaborately chronicled in A Voy-
the Northern Hemisphere. To Determine the Henry Ellis's Voyage to Hudson's Bay, by the Position and Extent of the West Side of North Dobbs Galley and California (under Moor and America; its Distance from Asia ; and the PracSmith) in 1746-7, for discovering a North-West ticability of a Northern Passage to Europe. PerPassage, with an historical account of the efforts formed under the Direction of Captains Cook, hitherto made for the finding that passage (Lon. Clarke, and Gove, in his Majesty's ships the Resodon, 1748).1
lution and Discovery. In the Years 1776, 1777, Reasons to shew that there is a great probabil- 1778, 1779, and 1780. In three Volumes. Vol. I. ity of a navigable passage to the Western Ameri- and 11. written by Captain James Cook; Vol. III. can Ocean through Hudson's Straights and Ches. by Captain James King Illustrated with Maps terfield Inlet (London, 1749), which contains affi- and Charts from the Original Drawings made davits of Henry Ellis and Jeremiah Westall. by Lieut. Henry Roberts, under the Direction of
Ellis formulated his views in his Considera- Capt. Cook. Published by Order of the Lords tions of the great advantage which would arise Commissioners of the Admiralty (London, 1784). from the North West Passage (London, 1750). The bibliography of the attempts to explore
On the side of the Pacific, the chief interest from the North Pacific is given in Chavanne's attaches to the famous expedition of Capt. James Lit. über die Polarregionen (pp. 188, 286), and
found in the ma accompanyin the important
Cf. the ma (Leipzig, 1772) . From
Beside the London editions of 1748, 1749, there was a reprint in Dublin in 1749; French editions at Paris ) and Leyden (1750); a Dutch edition at Leyden (1750), and a German at Göttingen (1750). Cf. Carter
2, iii., nos. 875, 900, 901, 926, 927, 928. NOTE TO THE MAP ON P. 112. – After a plate in the Encyclopédie, Suite du Recueil de planches (Paris, .. There are also Jefferys' maps dated 1753 and 1776. Other schemes of these fantastic notions will be
in the map in Harris's Voyages (London, 1705), vol. i., with its lake of Thongo or Thoya ; and in that
M.VI'c” = 1600), to the north as high as 80° N. L., where he speaks of a country “ lequel on presume
estre this early date.
From Gerri + Part and given in its
BEHRING'S STRAITS, 1772. m Gerrit de Veer's Vraye Description (Amsterdam, 1600).
of the map in the French Encyclopédie (1777) illustrating the article on the north passage to India, en in its Suite du Recueil de planches. This represents the knowledge that Cook was sent to increase.
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