Narrative of the United States' exploring expedition, during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Condensed and abridged.

This is a condensed narrative of the author's discoveries of the countries and islands visited during the first national expedition undertaken by the United States. Details of the geography and natural history, social life and customs and economic and political conditions of each are provided. Chapter 38 is on Singapore.

 

Title
Narrative of the United States' exploring expedition, during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Condensed and abridged.
Creator
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Subject
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Antarctica
Hawaii--Description and travel
Oregon--Description and travel
South America--Description and travel
Oceania--Discovery and exploration
Geography and Travels
Geographical areas and countries
Publisher
Whittaker, [1845]
Digital Description
application/pdf, 69711 KB, 392 p.
Table of Contents
Partial contents: ch. I. Madeira
ch. II. Cape de Verdes. Rio de Janeiro
ch. IV. The Brazils. Rio Negro, Terra del Fuego
ch. VIII. Peru
ch. XII. Tahiti and Eimeo
ch. XV. The Samoans
ch. XVIII. Antarctic cruise. Proceedings of the Vincennes
ch. XX. New Zealand
ch. XXIII. Customs of the Feejee Group
ch. XXVII. Hawaiian Group or Sandwich Islands
ch. XXXIII. Cruise of the Peacock and Flying-Fish from Oahu to the Bar of the Columbia
ch. XXXIV. California
ch. XXXV. San Francisco to Manilla
ch.XXXVI. Manilla
ch. XXXVII. Sooloo
ch. XXXVIII. Singapore
ch. XXXIX. Cape of Good Hope
Appendix
Index.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2006.

 

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