Loved this book the original journals of Gerrit de Veer chronicling the Dutch voyage to discover a northeast passage to China, and the horrific experiences which left them all on the brink of death in the arctic An amazing account of human ingenuity, endurance, and survival Go read it Preferably in the original Dutch the translation leaves something to be desired.On a related note, the 2011 Dutch movie Nova Zembla, which is based on the journals of Gerrit de Veer, does not stay true to the actual events, so prepare to be disappointed if you watch it. The Publications Of The Hakluyt Society Founded In Made Available Edited And Sometimes Translated Early Accounts Of Exploration The First Series, Which Ran From To , Consists Of Books Containing Published Or Previously Unpublished Works By Authors From Christopher Columbus To Sir Francis Drake, And Covering Voyages To The New World, To China And Japan, To Russia And To Africa And India This Book Contains Three Accounts Of Dutch Voyages In Search Of A North Eastern Passage To China, Undertaken In The S When This Hakluyt Edition Was Published In , Continuing Anxiety About The Fate Of Sir John Franklin S Expedition Made Any Accounts Of Arctic Exploration Extremely Topical The Dutch Were Not Successful In Establishing A North East Passage But The Stories Of The Expeditions And Of The Courage And Endurance Of The Men Who Took Part In Them Make For Fascinating Reading
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