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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Ross chose this route because of his reluctance to visit areas seen the previous
season by the French and American expeditions; he also knew that the British
sealer John Balleny had achieved a farthest south of 69°02'S at 1 74°E, some
Eberhard was unable to keep up with the other two and was last seen running
down a hill some way short of Mossel Bay. Stenersen and Rotvold arrived back at
the ship at 2:00 p.m. on Christmas Day. As soon as Ritscher s news got through,
The first mountains to be seen were the Admiralty Range (71°20'S, 168°30'E)
and the Prince Albert Mountains (76°S, ... 163°W)— between the Ferrar and
Koettlitz Glaciers in southern Victoria Land — were undoubtedly seen by Ross,
but they ...
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MacMillan Donald 18741970
Fiala Anthony 18691950 222
Malygin Stepan d 1764
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