Sea of Glory
America's Voyage of Discovery, the U.s. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
ISBN10: 0142004839 ISBN13: 9780142004838 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Oct 1 2004 Pages: 452 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Traces the 1838 discovery voyage that resulted in the western world's survey of 87,000 ocean miles, 280 Pacific islands, numerous zoological discoveries, and the finding of Antarctica, a journey that was marked by tragic deaths, the losses of two ships, and controversial court martials. Reprint.