Benjamin Leigh Smith's second Arctic expedition: Svalbard and Jan Mayen, 1872

@article{Capelotti2008BenjaminLS,
  title={Benjamin Leigh Smith's second Arctic expedition: Svalbard and Jan Mayen, 1872},
  author={Peter Joseph Capelotti},
  journal={Polar Record},
  year={2008},
  volume={44},
  pages={255 - 264}
}
ABSTRACT In 1872, the British yachtsman and explorer Benjamin Leigh Smith led his second expedition to the Arctic. Seeking to further the impressive oceanographic and geographic research of his first expedition in the summer of the previous year, Leigh Smith first explored Jan Mayen and then sailed to Svalbard. There, after investigating Moffen, adverse ice conditions precluded effective continuation of the voyage and almost wrecked his research vessel, Sampson. During a brief meeting with… 

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