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    Marine invertebrates of the Arctic seas

    Date
    1835
    Creator
    Unknown, Engraver
    Object type
    Library reference
    27714
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 270mm
    width (print): 180mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
    Description
    Examples of marine crustacea (decapoda) and mollusca (cephalopoda) observed on the Ross Arctic expedition, 1829-33. Figure 1: Rossia palpebrosa (Warty Bobtail Squid); figure 2: Hippolite sowerbei (shrimp); figure 3: Hippolite borealis (shrimp); figures 4-7: Acanthosoma hystrix; figures 8-12: details of Acanthonotus cristatus.

    Plate B, facing p.lxxxiii of the Natural History appendix to the Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829 ... 1833, by Sir John Ross (London, 1835).

    John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross endured four winters trapped in the Arctic ice on an expedition to find the elusive Northwest Passage. John Ross was knighted in 1834 following his return to England.
    Associated place
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.10431
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