Photo #: NH 92114
Jeannette Arctic exploring expedition, 1879-1881
Chart of positions taken by USS Jeannette while she was drifting icebound near Wrangel Island, north of Siberia, from 5 September 1879 -- to 20 March 1880. The top of the illustration shows an elevation of the island as seen on 28 October 1879.
Engraving, after a drawing by the expedition commander, Lieutenant Commander George W. DeLong, USN, copied from "The Voyage of the Jeannette ...", Volume I, page 161, edited by Emma DeLong, published in 1884.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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3 July 2003