CAMPBELL, R. J.. (Ed.) C W Poynter.

Title The Discovery of the South Shetland Islands 1819 - 1820. The Journal of Midshipman C W Poynter. Third Series. The Hakluyt Society. Series III Volume 4.
Publisher London Hakluyt Society
Date 2000
Book ID 36762


An excellent copy in original light-blue dust-wrapper. Unused. Complete as published. Used; Like New In 1819, William Smith, with a general cargo from Montevideo to Valparaiso, sailed further south round Cape Horn than his predecessors, in the hope of finding favourable winds. He sighted land in 62S. His report to the Senior Naval Officer in Valparaiso was ridiculed, but on a subsequent voyage he confirmed his discovery, taking surroundings and sailing along the coast.
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