Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia

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ABC-CLIO, 2003 - Počet stran: 797
Presents a reference to the efforts of humans to conquer the North and South Poles, with more than 500 biographical, geographical, and subject entries; a chronology of expeditions; and maps, illustrations, and photographs.

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Entries Listed in Chronological Order
xi
Peary Robert 18561920 510
xii
Petermann Island Antarctic Peninsula 522
xviii
Jemura Naomi 19411984 663
xxi
Powell George ca 17961824 529
xxvii
Uruguay 667
xxxi
Prince of Wales Island Canada 532
xliii
Abruzzi Luigi Duke of 18731933
1
Charcot Island Antarctic Peninsula
135
Chile
141
Chukchi Sea Arctic Ocean
147
Cook Frederick 18651940
153
Farthest North
221
Fiala Anthony 18691950
222
Filchner Wilhelm 18771957
228
France
234

Vaygach Island Russia 672
5
Airships
8
Amundsen Sea Antarctica
20
Anjou Peter 17961869
26
Princess Astrid Coast Antarctica 534
27
Arctic Ocean
32
Auckland Islands SubAntarctic
39
Victoria Island Canada 675
66
Contents
73
Princess Ragnhild Coast Antarctica 535
77
Pronchishchev Vasiliy d 1736 536
85
vii
86
Biscoe John 17941843
88
Borden Island Canada
95
British Antarctic Territory
101
Vilkitskiy Boris 18851961 678
106
Buchan David 1780after 1838
108
Byrd Richard 18881957
115
Cabot John ca 1450ca 1498
123
Canada
129
Vindication Island South Sandwich Islands 680
130
Rae John 18131893 541
237
Franklin Search Expeditions
243
Rasmussen Knud 18791933 544
245
Fuchs Vivian 19081999
250
Richardson Carsten fl 1600s 548
255
Gerlache Adrien de 18661934
256
Glen Sandy 1912
263
Greely Adolphus 18441935
269
Greenland North
277
Robert Island South Shetland Islands 554
279
Hall Charles Francis 18211871
283
Hayes Island Franz Josef Land
290
Herald Island Russia
296
Hillary Edmund 1919
302
Ross Ice Shelf Antarctica 557
316
Rymill John 19051968 572
323
Lancaster Sound Canada
369
Samoylovich Rudolf 18841940 575
373
Larsen Henry 18991964
375
Saunders Island South Sandwich Islands 576
379
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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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