It’s starting from San Francisco. James Gordon Benett has the idea to set up a new expedition to the North Pole, a new frontier at the time. He’s the director of the New York Herald. In the month of July 1879, the ship is starting. j
Nunivak island and the port of Saint Michael’s were joined very slowly, confirming the fears of some inside the crew, that the voyage had begun too lately.
Dépassement de l’Île Diomède, au centre du détroit de Behring, avec des températures toujours plus basses