It was found that, in Melville Island, the earth was carpeted with moss and herbage, with saxifrages and poppies.
On the 24th he got off a harbour on the western side of Melville Island.
We found the nature of this part of Melville Island to be low rocky points, separating sandy bays.
Melville Island, remains of Eskimo at, 69; musk-oxen at, 106.
(from Port Essington and Melville Island); but the branches, with their leaves, are more stout, and the bracts more obtuse.
Military men in Halifax could never have had a moment's serious apprehension from the prisoners on Melville Island.
This sandstone contains beds of coal, apparently the continuation of the well-known coal-beds of Melville Island.
We passed along the south side of Melville Island, where a large fire was still burning.
At the end of three weeks, we eight lakesmen were sent to Melville Island, among the great herd of prisoners.
Thus no less than eight fine ships flying the pendant, and two land parties are directed, by different routes, on Melville Island.