Are we going to the launching base at Boothia, where the manned rockets go up?
The Isthmus of Boothia is crossed by the two chains of lakes discovered by Ross.
In Boothia frozen salmon are used in the same way and after having served this purpose in winter are eaten in the spring.
This was at eight o'clock on the morning of the 1st of June, 1831, on the west coast of Boothia.
Owing to the proximity of the Magnetic Pole (in Boothia) the compass often refuses to work.
The expedition will remain out for at least one season; and a very extensive search to the westward of Boothia is proposed.
Deer are hunted while swimming across the numerous lakes of Boothia, and the musk ox in the granite hills of its northern part.
For instance, there is every reason to believe Boothia to have been originally peopled from the north.
It was not till May that a journey across the land of Boothia to the west coast was possible.
By the middle of February 1859 there was light enough to start some sledging along the west coast of Boothia Felix.