Faustini, US Exploring Expedition, 1903-1905

Scope and Content

  • MS 1565/1;BJ Material for a gazetteer of the Antarctic zone comprised between 0° and 180° longitude East and from 65° to 87°latitude south [Collected by Faustini with appendices and 3 sketch maps]
  • MS 1565/2;D Table of geographical positions from the maps of Ziegler-Fiala Polar Arctic Expedition, 1903-1905, Franz Josef Archipelago, 1927
  • MS 1565/3;D Pages of notes and tables concerning Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa

Administrative / Biographical History

The United States Exploring Expedition, 1903-1905 (leader Anthony Fiala) is sometimes called the Fiala-Ziegler Polar Expedition. Financed by American millionaire William Ziegler expedition members attempted to reach the North Pole via Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa




This material was gathered after the expedition

Additional Information

This material was gathered after the expedition

Geographical Names