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NH 52000 Jeannette Arctic exploring expedition, 1879-1881

Photo #: NH 52000  Jeannette Arctic exploring expedition, 1879-1881
Title: Jeannette Arctic exploring expedition, 1879-1881
Description: The Sinking of the Jeannette Engraving by George T. Andrew after a design by M.J. Burns, copied from The Voyage of the Jeannette ..., Volume II, page 575, edited by Emma DeLong, published in 1884. It depicts USS Jeannette after she was crushed by ice flows north of Siberia on 12 June 1881. She sank in the morning of 13 June in position 77 14'57 N, 154 58'45E. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 52000
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