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
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The longest journey achieved by Ross in 1 859 was 500 miles in thirty-seven
days. Twelve sailors pulled two sledges led by Ross and Leopold McClintock. It
was to be McClintocks role to make a system of man-hauling. Five hundred miles
I can remember in the 1970s falling through the sea ice during a supported North
Pole journey. My colleagues erected a tent and, as quickly as they could, cut off
my frozen boot, for every second counted to save my foot. If that had been an ...
On 25 July they began their journey, making much improved speeds over better
surfaces with reduced loads and steadily increasing light to see the way. They
made it to Hut Point six days later, and three haggard figures stumbled into the
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