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Author Ross, W. Gillies (William Gillies), 1931-
Title This distant and unsurveyed country : a woman's winter at Baffin Island, 1857-1858 / W. Gillies Ross.
Imprint Montreal [Qué.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997.

Author Ross, W. Gillies (William Gillies), 1931-
Series McGill-Queen's native and northern series ; 15
McGill-Queen's native and northern series ; 15.
Subject Penny, Margaret -- Diaries
Penny, William, 1809-1892 -- Diaries.
Whaling -- Nunavut -- Baffin Island.
Baffin Island (Nunavut) -- Description and travel.
Baffin Island (Nunavut) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Alt Name Penny, William, 1809-1892.
Penny, Margaret.
Description 1 online resource (xli, 258 pages) : illustrations, maps
Note Includes the unabridged journal of Margaret and William Penny.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-249) and index.
Summary Margaret Penny's journal with commentary and explanatory passages by Ross. W. Gillies.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Maps -- Icebergs and Bergy Bits 5 � 29 July 1857 -- The Kind-Hearted Esquimaux 30 July � 14 August -- Tackritow, My Old Acquaintance 15 August � 2 September -- All Belonged to One Company 3 � 27 September -- What a Size of an Animal! 28 September � 28 October -- On Terra Firma 29 October � 25 November -- Ill Supplied with Food 26 November � 31 December -- I Had My Usual Tea Party 1 January � 1 February 1858 -- The Scourge of the Sea -- Fish in Every Direction 13 May � 30 June
Made All Sail for Aberdeen 1 � 7 JulyEpilogue -- APPENDICES -- 1 Crew Lists -- 2 Instructions to Missionary -- 3 Whales Killed -- 4 Native Place-Names -- 5 Margaret's Eskimo Glossary -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Note English.
ISBN 9780773566927 (electronic bk.)
0773566929 (electronic bk.)
0773516743
9780773516748
1282854828
9781282854826
9786612854828
6612854820
OCLC # 180704119
Additional Format Print version: Ross, W. Gillies (William Gillies), 1931- This distant and unsurveyed country. Montreal [Qué.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997 (DLC) 98214889



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