Bruce, Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic Expedition

Scope and Content

  • MS 356/18;MSM Map published by Royal Geographical Society, 13 December 1897 [With manuscript additions by Bruce showing track of steam yacht Windward between 1896 and 1897] Size 16 inch by 17inch

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic Expedition, 1894-1897 (leader Frederick George Jackson) spent 3 years exploring Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa. Bruce joined the expedition for the 3rd and final season in the Arctic by which time it had been confirmed that Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa was an archipelago. The expedition made zoological, botanical, meteorological and geological observations.



Related Material

See SPRI collections Albert Armitage and Reginald Koettlitz for additional archival collections held by the Institute containing material on this expedition.

The Institute holds several other collections relating to this expedition, which it is hoped will be made available on the HUB in due course.

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