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 84
the Arctic Ocean were inspired by the hope that in the right year and the right
place it might prove possible to penetrate the encircling pack to find open water
close to the Pole. In 1527, Robert Thorne, an English merchant based in Seville,
... Mountains" did not exist. Initially sailing west close to the southern coast of
Devon Island, Parry saw a wide opening to the south on 6 August, whereupon he
crossed the sound to discover Prince Regent Inlet, a broad channel 30 miles ...
Sibiryakov's course close to the coast took it through the worst of the ice, whereas
a plane would have shown that farther north, near Wrangell Island, conditions
were considerably better. Slow progress was made with the aid of explosives, but
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
MacMillan Donald 18741970
Fiala Anthony 18691950 222
Malygin Stepan d 1764
Další části 67 nejsou zobrazeny.