A Memoir on the Echinodermata of the Arctic Sea to the West of Greenland Peter Martin Duncan

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A Memoir on the Echinodermata of the Arctic Sea to the West of Greenland  by  Peter Martin Duncan

A Memoir on the Echinodermata of the Arctic Sea to the West of Greenland by Peter Martin Duncan
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Excerpt from A Memoir on the Echinodermata of the Arctic Sea to the West of GreenlandThe Echinodermata which form the subject of this memoir were collected during the voyage of H.M.SS. Alert and Discovery, under the command of Sir George S.MoreExcerpt from A Memoir on the Echinodermata of the Arctic Sea to the West of GreenlandThe Echinodermata which form the subject of this memoir were collected during the voyage of H.M.SS. Alert and Discovery, under the command of Sir George S.

Nares, R.N., K.C.B., F.R.S., to the Polar Sea, by the Naturalists attached to the Expedition, Capt. (now Major) H. W. Feilden and Mr. Hart. The greater number were obtained from 79 20 N. lat. to 82 27 N. lat. inclusive - that is, from Franklin-Pierce Bay to Floeberg Beach. Some forms were captured on the outward voyage, in 65 N.

lat.- and others were dredged in the Expedition of H.M.S. Valorous, between 66 56 and 70 30 N. lat., by Dr. J. Gwyn Jeffreys. F.R.S. One specimen was taken by Mr. A. C. Horner (who accompanied Sir Allen Young in the Pandora), in Smiths Sound, 78 19 N. lat. The Arctic Circle has been regarded as our southern limit.The collections were made under great difficulties, and especially those from the highest latitudes: dredging, when the tangles froze on coming out of the sea, could not be attempted frequently. Nevertheless the specimens collected were numerous.

They were carefully cleaned- and some were preserved in spirit, and others were permitted to dry.After being deposited at the Royal Society in 1877, the collection was forwarded to the British Museum. Dr. Gunther, F.R.S., confided the specimens to the authors of this Memoir- and we wrote a brief description of them in the Annals & Magazine of Natural History, 1877, vol.

xx. pp. 449-470.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.

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