Shipwreck at Cape Flora

The Expeditions of Benjamin Leigh Smith, England’s Forgotten Arctic Explorer

by P. J. Capelotti

University of Calgary Press

2013

Non-Fiction: Biography and Memoir

CDN: $39.95

978-1-55238-705-4

Benjamin Leigh Smith discovered and named dozens of islands in the Arctic but published no account of his pioneering explorations. Capelotti details Leigh Smith’s five major Arctic expeditions and places them within the context of the great polar explorations in the nineteenth century.

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