"Alert" stopped off Cape Fraser, 79° 45’ N - no shelter, ships obliged to separate
Albumen print by Thomas Mitchell and George White. Image shows the ice pack in Cape Fraser, Canada. The HMS Alert and HMS Discovery were forced to separate to find shelter. Taken during the British Arctic Expedition of 1875-1876, led by Captain George Strong Nares. Page 41 of an album titled "Her Majesty's Ships the Alert & Discovery. 1875-1876. Vol. 1."
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