Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia
ABC-CLIO, 2003 - Počet stran: 797
Covers the entire history of Arctic and Antarctic exploration, from the voyage of Pytheas ca. 325 B.C. to the present, in one convenient, comprehensive reference resource.
* 511 A-Z biographical, geographical, and subject entries on polar exploration such as dogs, man-hauling, Elephant Island, South Georgia, and major explorers such as Sir John Franklin, Fridtjof Nansen, and Richard Byrd
* Extensive collection of photographs, many taken by expedition participants
* Vivid illustrations, including woodcuts and drawings
* 20 maps detailing Arctic and Antarctic regions
* Chronology of expeditions beginning with the voyage of Pytheas in 325 B.C. through the present
Výsledky 1-3 z 82
It was identified by Richard Byrd's U.S. Antarctic Service Expedition as a suitable
location for East Base. Commanded by Richard Black, East Base was occupied
from 11 March 1940 to 22 March 1941 (see Black's entry for a detailed account of
After wintering at Etah, Peary was back at Fort Conger by 28 March 1900. From
there, he planned to explore the north coast of Greenland as far as he could and,
from its northernmost point, make an attempt on the Pole. On 1 1 April, he set out
Fiala's last attempt on the Pole began on 15 March 1905 and lasted just eight
days. Camp Abruzzi was abandoned on 26 May. The failure of Fiala's well-
resourced expedition convinced most that Rudolf Island was an unsuitable
starting point ...
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
MacMillan Donald 18741970
Fiala Anthony 18691950 222
Malygin Stepan d 1764
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