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An examination of some of the early voyages of discovery and exploration on the northwest coast of America, from 1539 to 1603 / by George Davidson

Author:
Davidson, George 1825-1911  Search this
Physical description:
p. 155-253 : map ; 30 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Date:
1887
1887]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Call number:
E123 .D252 1887
E123 .D252 1887
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_396476

Mungo Park's travels

Author:
Park, Mungo 1771-1806  Search this
Physical description:
255 p. : 1 col. ill., map ; 18 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
[1909?]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT356 .P236 1909
DT356.P236 1909
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_142422

Voyage au Zambèse / par Paul Guyot ; accompagné de 42 planches et cartes hors texte

Author:
Guyot, Paul  Search this
Physical description:
IV, [3]-326 p., [42] leaves of plates (6 folded) : ill., maps (2 col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Zambezi River Region
Date:
1895
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT981 .G98 1895
DT981.G98 1895
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_288539

Gefahrvolle Fahrten : Kolonialerzählung aus Deutsch-Ostafrika / von Otto Felsing

Author:
Felsing, Otto  Search this
Physical description:
568 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Cameroon
German
Date:
1909
[1909]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT572 .F32 1909
DT572.F32 1909
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_300547

Report on icthyology

Author:
Gill, Theodore 1837-1914  Search this
Simpson, J. H (James Hervey) 1813-1883 Report of explorations across the great basin of the territory of Utah Appendix L  Search this
Physical description:
p. 383-431, 9 leaves of plates. ill. 31 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Utah
United States
Date:
1876
Topic:
Fishes  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
QL628.U8 G54 1876
QL628.U8G54 1876
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_352170

Don Diego de Peñalosa y su descubrimiento del reino de Quivira / informe presentado á la Real Academia de la Historia por Cesáreo Fernández Duro

Author:
Fernández Duro, Cesáreo 1830-1908  Search this
Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)  Search this
Subject:
Peñalosa, Diego de  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
America
Date:
1882
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Call number:
E123 .F36 1882
E123.F36 1882
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_365029

Ogôoué et Como : (Congo français) / par Maurice Barrat

Author:
Barrat, Maurice  Search this
Société de géographie (France)  Search this
Physical description:
p. [154]-187, [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Ogooué River (Gabon)
Gabon
Date:
1896
1896?]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT546.1 .B26 1896
DT546.1.B26 1896
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401243

Quelques particularitez du pays des Hurons en la Nouvelle France / remarquées par le Sieur Gendron ; redigées par Jean Baptiste de Rocoles

Author:
Gendron, François 1618-1688  Search this
Rocoles, Jean-Baptiste de 1620-1696  Search this
Physical description:
26 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
New France
Date:
1868
1660
1868]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F1030.7 .G46 1660a
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_533528

The story of Africa and its explorers / by Robert Brown

Title:
Story of Africa
Author:
Brown, Robert 1842-1895  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
4 v. : ill., ports., maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa
Date:
1892
1895
1892-1895
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Colonization  Search this
Call number:
DT11 .B76 1892
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_788570

Polaris Expedition Records, 1871-1876

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Subject:
Bessels, Emil 1847-1888  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
United States North Polar Expedition (1871-1873)  Search this
Physical description:
1.94 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Place:
Arctic regions
Date:
1871
1871-1876
Topic:
Meteorology  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000068
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216675

Vitus Bering: the discoverer of Bering Strait. By Peter Lauridsen ... Rev. by the author, and tr. from the Danish by Julius E. Olson ... With an introduction to the American edition by Frederick Schwatka ..

Author:
Lauridsen, Peter 1846-1923  Search this
Olson, Julius Emil 1858-  Search this
Schwatka, Frederick 1849-1892  Search this
Subject:
Bering, Vitus Jonassen 1681-1741  Search this
Kamchatskaia ėkspeditsiia  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 223 p. fold. maps. 19 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Bering Strait
Bering Island
Date:
1889
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
G296.B4L3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_104637

Arctic researches, and life among the Esquimaux; being the narrative of an expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, in the years 1860, 1861, and 1862. By Charles Francis Hall ..

Author:
Hall, Charles Francis 1821-1871  Search this
Subject:
Franklin, John 1786-1847  Search this
Physical description:
1 p. l., xxviii, [29]-595 p. incl. illus., plates front., fold. map. 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Arctic regions
United States
Date:
1865
Topic:
Eskimos  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
G665 1860.H18X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_230054

Spanish exploration in the Southwest, 1542-1706, edited by Herbert Eugene Bolton ... With three maps

Author:
Bolton, Herbert Eugene 1870-1953  Search this
Physical description:
xii p., 2 l., 3-487 p. 3 fold. maps (incl. front.) 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
America
Southwest, New
Date:
1916
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_261021

Colonial fights and fighters / by Cyrus Townsend Brady illustrated with original drawings by Gibbs, Schoonover and others, and reproductions from rare old prints, maps, diagrams, &c

Author:
Brady, Cyrus Townsend 1861-1920  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 341 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
America
Florida
Date:
1913
1913, c1901
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Huguenot colony, 1562-1565
Topic:
History  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
E189 .B81x 1913Z
E189.B81x 1913Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297032

Catalogue and index of the publications of the Hayden, King, Powell, and Wheeler surveys: namely, Geological and geographical survey of the territories, Geological exploration of the fortieth parallel, Geographical and geological surveys of the Rocky mountain region, Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian; by L. F. Schmeckebier

Author:
Schmeckebier, Laurence Frederick 1877-1959  Search this
Physical description:
208, iii p. 24 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Surveys
Place:
United States
Date:
1904
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Z6034.U49 S34 1904
Z6034.U49S34 1904
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_363921

Vitus J. Bering og de russiske Opdagelsesrejser fra 1725-43 / af P. Lauridsen

Author:
Lauridsen, Peter 1846-1923  Search this
Subject:
Bering, Vitus Jonassen 1681-1741  Search this
Kamchatskaia ėkspeditsiia  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 210 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Russian
Bering Strait
Arctic regions
Date:
1885
Topic:
Explorers--Biography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Russian  Search this
Call number:
G635.B51 L38 1885
G635.B51L38 1885
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_443548

Narrative of an expedition to the Zambesi and its tributaries : and of the discovery of the lakes Shirwa and Nyassa, 1858-1864 / by David and Charles Livingstone

Author:
Livingstone, David 1813-1873  Search this
Livingstone, Charles 1821-1873  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Evans, E. Bickerton DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 608 p., [14] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill., map ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa, Central
Zambezi River
Date:
1865
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT351 .L58 1865
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781880
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Prospectus of an expedition to the interior of South Africa, from Dalagoa Bay : patronized by the Royal Geographical Society

Title:
Expedition into the interior of South Africa DSI
Author:
Cooley, William Desborough d. 1883  Search this
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
6, [2] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Maputo Bay (Mozambique)
South Africa
Date:
1833
[1833?]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT1732 .P77 1833
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_786238

Italian explorers in Africa / by Sofia Bompiani

Author:
Bompiani, Sofia b. 1835  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
202 p. : ill., port. ; 19 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa
Date:
1891
Topic:
Italians  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Italian  Search this
Call number:
DT35 .B69 1891
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787759

A history of the colonization of Africa by alien races / by Sir Harry H. Johnston

Author:
Johnston, Harry 1858-1927  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 505 p., [8] folded leaves : col. maps. ; 20 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa
Date:
1913
Topic:
Colonization  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT31 .J64 1913
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_792626

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