Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia

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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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Entries Listed in Chronological Order
xi
Peary Robert 18561920 510
xii
Petermann Island Antarctic Peninsula 522
xviii
Vega Island Antarctic Peninsula 673
xix
Powell George ca 17961824 529
xxvii
Abruzzi Luigi Duke of 18731933
1
Airships
8
Amundsen Sea Antarctica
20
Dallmann Eduard 18301896
169
Davis John fl 1820
176
Deception Island South Shetland Islands
183
Dogs
189
Drygalski Erich von 18651949
196
East Siberian Sea Arctic Ocean
203
Ellef Ringnes Island Canada
209
Emerald Island Canada
216

Anjou Peter 17961869
26
Arctic Ocean
32
Auckland Islands SubAntarctic
39
Prince of Wales Island Canada 532
42
Back George 17961878
47
Baffin William 1584?1622
54
Banks Island Canada
60
Prince Olav Coast Antarctica 532
66
Barrow Strait Canada
67
Beechey Island Canada
73
Princess Astrid Coast Antarctica 534
79
Bellingshausen Island South Sandwich Islands
80
Princess Ragnhild Coast Antarctica 535
85
Biscoe Islands Antarctic Peninsula
87
Biscoe John 17941843
88
Rae John 18131893 541
92
Borden Island Canada
95
British Antarctic Territory
101
Buchan David 1780after 1838
108
Byrd Richard 18881957
115
Cabot John ca 1450ca 1498
123
Canada
129
Charcot Island Antarctic Peninsula
135
Chile
141
Chukchi Sea Arctic Ocean
147
Cook Frederick 18651940
153
Watkins Gino 19071932 681
160
Fiala Anthony 18691950
222
Filchner Wilhelm 18771957
228
France
234
Franklin Search Expeditions
243
Fuchs Vivian 19081999
250
Gerlache Adrien de 18661934
256
Glen Sandy 1912
263
Greely Adolphus 18441935
269
Greenland North
277
Hall Charles Francis 18211871
283
Hayes Island Franz Josef Land
290
Herald Island Russia
296
Hillary Edmund 1919
302
India
317
Irizar Julían 18691935
323
Jackson Island Franz Josef Land
330
Kara Sea Arctic Ocean
338
Kerguelen Islands SubAntarctic
344
King Christian X Land East Greenland
350
Knight John d 1606
357
Koldewey Karl 18371908
363
Lancaster Sound Canada
369
Larsen Henry 18991964
375
Zavodovski Island South Sandwich Islands 723
379
Tolstoukhov Ivan fl 1680s 657
381
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O autorovi (2003)

William James Mills was librarian and keeper of collections at the world's largest polar library, located at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England.

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