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Marine invertebrates of the Arctic seas
Examples of marine crustacea (decapoda) and mollusca (cephalopoda) observed on the Ross Arctic expedition, 1829-33. Figure 1: Rossia palpebrosa (Warty Bobtail Squid); figure 2: Hippolite sowerbei (shrimp); figure 3: Hippolite borealis (shrimp); figures 4-7: Acanthosoma hystrix; figures 8-12: details of Acanthonotus cristatus. Plate B, facing p.lxxxiii of the Natural History appendix to the Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829 ... 1833, by Sir John Ross (London, 1835). John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross endured four winters trapped in the Arctic ice on an expedition to find the elusive Northwest Passage. John Ross was knighted in 1834 following his return to England.
Original: engraving. 1835
- Image reference: RS-10431
- The Royal Society
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