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Karluk

William Laird McKinlay

Karluk

the great untold story of Arctic exploration and survival

by William Laird McKinlay

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Panther in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stefansson, Vilhjálmur,
  • Arctic regions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Laird McKinlay ; foreword by Magnus Magnusson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG635.S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205p.,(32)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21560908M
    ISBN 10058604745X
    OCLC/WorldCa15852561

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The tragic stories laid out in this book (the doom of the Karluk) and the later book (Ada Blackjack, sole survivor of the Wrangel Island farce) are excellent. Both are great books. Don't miss reading Jennifer Niven's "Ada Blackjack". One poor schmuck who survived the Karluk actually signed up for the Wrangel Island debacle (Ada Blackjack book Cited by: 7.

history of salmon biology to the Karluk River. It so happens that a team of fisheries biologists are in the final stages of creating a book that focuses on the history of science in the Karluk River system. A History of Sockeye Salmon Research, Karluk River System. Karluk was an American-built brigantine which, after many years' service as a whaler, was acquired by the Canadian government in to act as flagship to the Canadian Arctic on her way to the expedition's rendezvous at Herschel Island, Karluk became trapped in the Arctic pack ice and, after drifting for several months, was crushed and sank in January Fate: Crushed by pack ice in the Arctic Ocean, January   The Ice Master book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Karluk set out in in search of an undiscovered continent, /5. Karluk is located at (, According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of square miles ( km 2), of which square miles ( km 2) is land and square miles ( km 2), or %, is water.

Karluk is 88 miles ( km) southwest of Kodiak City. The elevation is feet (42 m). Borough: Kodiak Island. The Last Voyage of the Karluk Hardcover – See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. William Laird McKinlay was a twenty-five-year-old Scottish schoolteacher when he se /5. Jennifer Niven's first book, The Ice Master, was named one of the Top Ten Nonfiction Books of the Year by Entertainment Weekly and was selected for the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers program.

The book, which has been translated into nine languages, has been featured in such publications as Newsweek, the New York Times, Glamour, the Washington Post, Outside, and /5().

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The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Karluk Bones: A Kodiak, Alaska Wilderness Mystery Novel by Robin Barefield at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to Brand: Publication Consultants.The highlight of the Karluk fishery is the silver salmon run which begins in late August and continues throughout the month of September.

There are heavy concentrations of silvers in the river and catches of 15 to 30 salmon per angler per day are recorded on a regular basis.On January 4,the Karluk was stuck in ice when the ominous sound of the ship's stern being ripped open by pack ice was heard by all on board.

It sounded like the firing of a cannon. Bartlett immediately ordered supplies be unloaded on the ice. The Karluk began to break up on Janu and all on board were ordered to abandon ship.