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Whites Bay, Kerguelen Islands

Date

1840

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Description

View of White’s Bay on the Kerguelen Islands in the Southern Indian Ocean, intended to show local geological features. The author, John Robertson, accompanied a small expedition commanded by Lieutenant Bird, comprising two boats from the main expedition ships HMS Erebusand HMS Terror, charged with surveying and examining the region’s geology and zoology.

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Location

Kerguelen Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Antarctica