At Sea With the Scientifics: The Challenger Letters of Joseph Matkin (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, 1992 - Nature - 415 pages
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Contents

Under Way in the Atlantic November 1872March 1873
21
North Atlantic Transits April 1873October 1873
63
Farthest South October 1873March 1874
111
Australia and the South Pacific March 1874November 1874
150
Two Tastes of Asia November 1874June 1875
202
Polynesian Islandfalls July 1875November 1875
269
South American Denouement December 1875June 1876
296
Conclusion
336
Calendar of Matkins Challenger Letters
347
Article from the Hampshire Telegraph December 1872
351
Article from the Sheerness Guardian 3 June 1876
354
List of Books for HMS Challenger
359
Abstract of Voyage of HMS Challenger
371
Notes
373
Bibliography
401
Index
405

Chronology of the Life of Joseph Matkin
345

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