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 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,
Although the repeated failures to reach open water north of Smith Sound
convinced many that the Arctic Ocean was essentially ice-covered, others
theorized that warm ocean currents would create "thermometric gateways"
through which the ...
just south of Magdalena Hook on the island's northwest coast to take on fresh
water and to observe magnetic variation. ... and boats were put out in an attempt
to tow and warp them through the ice to the presumed open water not far beyond.
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
MacMillan Donald 18741970
Fiala Anthony 18691950 222
Malygin Stepan d 1764
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