Benjamin Leigh Smith's third Arctic expedition: Svalbard, 1873

@article{Capelotti2010BenjaminLS,
  title={Benjamin Leigh Smith's third Arctic expedition: Svalbard, 1873},
  author={Peter Joseph Capelotti},
  journal={Polar Record},
  year={2010},
  volume={46},
  pages={359 - 371}
}
ABSTRACT In 1873, the British explorer Benjamin Leigh Smith concluded the private oceanographic and geographical explorations in the seas around Svalbard that he had begun in 1871 and continued in 1872. The logistics of the 1873 expedition, however, were far more complicated than those of the first two voyages. Rather than using a single ship as he had done with the sailing vessel Samson the previous summers, Leigh Smith chartered James Lamont's Arctic steamer Diana and employed Samson as a… 

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