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Issue: 012, 04/03/28 p. 190
Heading: Account of Captain Durville`s Expedition
Category: Geography   Exploration   New Zealand   Polynesia   
Topic: [The running aground of the scientific expedition ship "Astrolabe" at Tonga Tabou in May, 1827]]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   DURVILLE, Captain   
Letter, May, 1827
Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 287
Heading: Captain Durville`s Collection
Category: Geography   Exploration   Natural History   
Topic: [Five hundred objects of natural history transmitted to the Paris Museum by Messrs. Quoy and Gaymart]
Person: DURVILLE, Captain   QUOY   GAIMARD   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Museum of Paris   

Issue: 039, 23/07/28 p. 621
Heading: Choris, Para 1
Category: Geography   Exploration   
Topic: [The young Russian painter, Choris, author of an account of his trip round the world with Kotzebue, killed by armed bandits in Mexico, while visiting "the countries least known of the American Continent"]
Person: CHORIS   KOTZEBUE   HENDERSON   
Obituary
Issue: 053, 29/10/28 p. 843
Heading: Letter from Paris. (Voyage of a Frenchman to Timbuctoo), Para 11
Category: Geography   Exploration   Africa   Senegal   
Topic: Extrait de deux Lettres de M. A. Caille a M. le President de la Commission Centrale. [Extract of a letter on a journey in North Central Africa. In French.]
Person: PACT, M. De La (French Vice-Consul at Tangiers)   DELAPORTE, M. (Vice-Consul of France)   CAILLE, M. A.   
Institution: Geographical Society, Paris   
Letter, 10/10/1828 Signed: F.

Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 473-474
Heading: Shades of the Dead. No. III.--Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   Classical Mythology   Folklore   Christian Religion   
Topic: [Article, in a series on influential individuals in history. Columbus is perceived as the person most responsible for banishing the superstitions of the ancient world. However, he did not "resemble the idols of the nineteenth century". His enterprise was done more in the spirit of the reformation; technical or mechanical mastery of the material world was a means of realizing a vision, not an end in itself. Nor did Columbus relinquish religious faith]
Person: COLUMBUS   MARCO POLO   

Issue: 098, 09/09/29 p. 571, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Remains of La Perouse, Para 4
Category: Geography   Exploration   Polynesia   
Topic: [Captain Derville (sic, perhaps Durville?) of the late voyage of the Astrolabe to search for the traces of the wrecked expedition of La Perouse, considers that island which Captain D`Entrecasteaux called Isle de la Recherche in 1793, to be the island of Vanikoro where the wreck was found]
Person: DURVILLE, Captain   D`ENTRECASTEAUX, Admiral   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Spanish Voyages, Para 7
Category: Geography   Exploration   Geography Of History   The Americas   
Topic: [Third volume of a work on Spanish exploration published in Madrid. Voyages after Columbus, discovering the East Coast of America. The voyages of Americus Vespusius. First Spanish settlements on Darien]
Person: NARARETE, M.   COLUMBUS   VESPUSIUS, Americus   
Source: Navarete: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries by Sea, made by the Spaniards since the Fifteenth Century   

Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 327-329
Heading: Shipwreck of the Blindenhall on the Inaccessible Island. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Geography   Exploration   Africa   Islands Round Africa   Geology   Volcanoes   
Topic: [Account of a shipwreck in 1821, on the "Inaccessible Island", thirty-five miles from Tristan da Cunha]
Letter Signed: "J."

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 398
Category: Exploration   Geography   North Atlantic Ocean   Iceland   Botany   Physics   Magnetism   Electromagnetism   
Topic: [The Russian government will send Capt. Lutke on a North Atlantic expedition to observe the variations of the magnetic needle]
Person: LUTKE, Capt.   MERTENS, Mr.   
Institution: Imperial Academy of Sciences   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Extraordinary Cavern, Para 17
Category: Exploration   Geography   Australia   Caves   
Topic: [Exploration of the Shoal Haven Gully by William Shelly of Parramatta. It is supposed to be 1700 feet deep and gets warmer as one goes deeper]
Person: SHELLY, William   

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: Japan, Para 22
Category: Exploration   Geography   Japan   
Topic: [Dr. Siebold was imprisoned by the Japanese, apparently for his curiosity. He has been released and allowed to bring away all his manuscripts and collections]
Person: SIEBOLD, Dr.   

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 446
Category: Exploration   Geography   Colonial Policy   Pacific Ocean   
Topic: [Mathieu (of France) may undertake a new voyage round the world, "now that Algiers has fallen"]
Person: MATHIEU, Capt.   

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459-460
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Proposed Voyage round the Globe
Category: Geography   Exploration   Trade   Manufactures   Agriculture   Steam Power   Ships   Safety   
Topic: [Public meeting at the Royal Institution to attract support for Buckingham`s plan to make a voyage round the world to discover new markets for British goods. As well as increasing knowledge of geography, the voyage would "lay the foundations for a future commercial intercourse with the coasts and islands discovered" by leaving specimens of British manufactures in these places]
Person: SUSSEX, Duke of   WATSON   SOMERSET, Duke of   GOWER, Lord Leveson   PENDARVIS   DURHAM, Lord   WADE, Rev. Dr.   SMITH, Sir Sidney   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   PONSONBY, G.   SINCLAIR, Sir John   HUSKISSON   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 495
Heading: Antarctic Expedition, Para 12
Category: Exploration   Geography   Polar Regions   Antarctic   
Topic: [The "Annawan" has sailed from New York on a three years voyage of discovery, for "scientific and commercial" purposes]
Person: PALMER   PENDLETON   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 542
Category: Geography   Exploration   History Of Science   Illusions   False Scientific Doctrines   
Topic: [Bafin is about to publish manuscripts to show that the Scandinavians visited America long before Columbus]
Person: BAFIN, M.   SILLIMAN   COLUMBUS   SEGVALSONS, Erling   HORDASON, Biorne   ADDSON, Endride   
Source: American Journal of Science   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Category: Geography   Exploration   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Humboldt is to undertake a new scientific expedition in Russia]
Person: NICOLAS, Emperor   HUMBOLDT      

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: Ascent of Mount Blanc by Lieut. Wilbraham. Geneva, 12th August, 1830
Category: Geography   Exploration   Mountains   Alps   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Account of Wilbraham`s successful two-day expedition with six Swiss guides, giving details of the conditions, equipment used, rate of progress and exhaustingness. It also evokes the sights and sounds experienced on the way: hearing avalanches, seeing a goose by the summit of the Aiguille du Midi, a butterfly at the summit of Mont Blanc]
Person: WILBRAHAM, Lieut.   
Institution: Coldstream Guards   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. Damascus, 1811
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Climate   Ecology   Social Anthropology   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Burckhardt landed at Aleppo in 1809, assumed the disguise of "an Indian trader of the Mahomedan faith", explored Syria, Arabia Petraea, the Great Desert, Upper Egypt, and Nubia before he died at Cairo in 1817, in "the cause of science and humanity". He says that his account of Syria, which has now been "so often described", must go beyond both physical and social geography and "introduce physical observations of every kind". So he concentrates on the weather and how he and his companions manage to survive their journey in the heat by being active in the morning and resting in the hottest hours. The charms which compensate for the discomfort are making a camp at night, either preparing simple food or receiving hospitality "from a numerous tribe of friendly Arabs" and feeling independent of European society]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Institution: African Society   
Letter, 16th Jan. 1811 Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 590
Category: Exploration   Geography   Natural History   
Topic: [Von Humboldt to go to New World]
Person: HUMBOLDT   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 590
Heading: Voyage round the World, Para 2
Category: Geography   Geodesy   Exploration   Ships   Navigation   Maps   
Topic: The "Helena", a vessel equipped by the Russo-American company, arrived at St. Petersburg on the 22nd of July..[Discovery of a small island, "Lowendahl"]
Person: CHROMTSHENKO, Lieut.   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 603
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 572). Damascus, 20th of April, 1812 [...] Cairo, 2nd August, 1815
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Colonization   
Topic: [Burckhardt evokes the decay of Syria to remind English readers that empires are ephemeral. He goes on to describe his own failing health, having suffered prolonged and repeated "fever" in places beset by epidemics]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 153, 02/10/30 p. 620
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 603). Cairo, 16th April, 1816
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Religion   
Topic: [Contains an account of contrasting attitudes to fatal illness. TheTurks in Egypt believe that death is fated and inevitable and make no attempt to protect themselves during epidemics of the plague. In Arabia many people take to the mountains]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Heading: New Island discovered, Para 13
Category: Geography   Maps   Exploration   
Topic: [Ehrenberg discovered a large island called Farsan, by the gulph of Akaba, near Gisan]

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Reviews

Issue: 003, 16/01/28 p. 34-35
Heading: Ledyard`s Life and Travels
Category: Exploration   The Arctic   
Title: Memoirs of the Life and Travels of John Ledyard, from his Journals and Correspondence (American Edition)
Author: LEDYARD, John   

Issue: 007, 12/02/28 p. 102-103
Heading: Washington Irving`s Life of Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   
Title: Life of Columbus
Author: IRVING, Washington   

Issue: 009, 22/02/28 p. 131-132
Heading: Washington Irving`s Life of Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   
Title: A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus [Second notice]
Author: IRVING, Washington   

Issue: 010, 26/02/28 p. 150-151
Heading: Washington Irving`s Life of Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   
Title: A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus [Third notice]
Author: IRVING, Washington   

Issue: 017, 21/03/28 p. 263
Heading: A Pilgrimage in Europe and America
Category: Exploration   Europe   North America   
Title: A Pilgrimage in Europe and America, leading to the Discovery of the Sources of the Mississippi and Bloody River, Etc, Etc
Author: BELTRAMI, J. C.   
Attribution: Judge of a Royal Court in the ex-Kingdom of Italy

Issue: 025, 18/04/28 p. 383-384
Heading: Dr. Philip`s Researches in South Africa
Category: Exploration   Africa   
Title: Researches in South Africa; illustrating the Civil, Moral, and Religious Condition of the Native Tribes: including Journals of the Author`s Travels in the Interior
Author: PHILIP, Rev. John   
Attribution: Superintendant of the Missions of the London Missionary Society at the Cape of Good Hope
Institution: London Missionary Society   

Issue: 026, 23/04/28 p. 401-402
Heading: Dr. Philip`s Researches in South Africa
Category: Exploration   Africa   
Title: Researches in South Africa; illustrating the Civil, Moral, and Religious Condition of the Native Tribes; including Journals of the Author`s Travels in the Interior, Etc. [Second notice]
Author: PHILIP, Rev. John   
Attribution: Superintendant of the Missions of the London Missionary Society at the Cape of Good Hope
Institution: London Missionary Society   

Issue: 026, 23/04/28 p. 407
Heading: Ascent of Mont Blanc
Category: Exploration   Alps   France   
Title: Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, in August last. [Unpublished]
Author: AULDJO, John   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 501-502
Heading: Ascent to Mont Blanc
Category: Exploration   Alps   France   
Title: Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the 8th and 9th August, 1827
Author: AULDJO, John   
Attribution: Of Trinity College, Cambridge
1828
Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 532-533
Heading: Franklin`s Expedition
Category: Exploration   Arctic   
Title: Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827 [by John Franklin]. Including an Account of the Progress of a Detachment to the Eastward [by John Richardson]
Author: FRANKLIN, John   
Attribution: Captain R.N, F.R.S., Etc and Commander of the [Second] Expedition [to the Shores of the Polar Sea]

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 148-149
Heading: Christopher Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   Geography Of History   North America   
Title: The Family Library, No. XI.--The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, abridged from [the] Larger Work
Author: IRVING, Washington   

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