As a result, the British clamored to explore the north, rekindling that long-held dream of finding a Northwest Passage.
An entry in the index for the "Northwest Passage" has been left out, being unreadable.
In 1607 he made a voyage in search of the Northwest Passage.
The breaking of the spring ice of 1793 sent him forth on the quest of that Northwest Passage by Land.
In the winter of 1850 he had discovered the Northwest Passage.
Spaniards, however, had dreamed of a Northwest Passage before any of these.
People sail for the Northwest Passage, which is nothing when you have found it.
Behind him lay the old world throbbing with an intuition of a Northwest Passage to China and India.
During this year Sir John Ross sailed north to discover a Northwest Passage.
Soon afterward the Muscovy Company of London sent out an exploring expedition with instructions to find a Northwest Passage.