1825, French, Book edition: Rapport sur le voyage de découvertes : éxecuté dans les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825, sous le commandement de M. Duperrey, lieutenant de vaisseau. Duperrey, Louis-Isidore, 1786-1865, (author.)

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Physical Description
  • 43 pages ; 21 cm.
Published
  • [Paris] : Institut de France. Academie Royale des Sciences, 1825.
Language
  • French

Edition details

Title
  • Rapport sur le voyage de découvertes : éxecuté dans les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825, sous le commandement de M. Duperrey, lieutenant de vaisseau.
Author
  • Duperrey, Louis-Isidore, 1786-1865, (author.)
Other Authors
  • Académie royale des sciences (France) (sponsoring body)
Published
  • [Paris] : Institut de France. Academie Royale des Sciences, 1825.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • 43 pages ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Report summarising the scientific results of the Duperrey expedition of 1822-1825. The report features an itinerary of the voyage and separate sections on the different scientific branches. The report compares information collected by Duperrey with the work of scientists on previous voyages in the Pacific including Labillardière, Peron and Forster. The sections on navigation and magnetism also refer to Cook and Freycinet.
Biography
  • The Duperrey expedition of 1822-1825 travelled throughout the Pacific including Port Jackson and the Bay of Islands. This report was published within months of Duperrey’s return to Marseilles and predated the official publication of the voyage.
Notes
  • Caption title.
  • At head of title: Institut de France. Academie Royale des Sciences.
  • "Le méridien magnétique du Cap prolongé vers le N., passe à une petite distance d'un des nœuds vers l'O. ; dès lors, l'inclinaison, doit augmenter rapidement, et c'est aussi ce que montrent les observations de Cook, de Bayly, de King, de Vancouver et de M. de Freycinet" -- From page 15.
Language
  • French
Dewey Number
  • 919.04
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