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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With little further apparently to discover, Ronne decided to turn at 77°30'S, 72°W,
where the American flag was dropped, before heading back along his course to
within 30 miles of Mount Austin, where he now turned to the southeast to follow ...
American Alpine Journal, 39(71),92–97. Smith Sound See Nares Strait Smith,
William (1790–1847) Predating the first sighting of the Antarctic continent itself by
almost one year, British seaman William Smith's discovery of the South Shetland
See also: Argentine Islands United States The first Americans to explore the polar
regions were sealers from New England who had begun sealing off South
Georgia and the Kerguelen Islands by the early 1790s. In 1820, James Sheffield
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MacMillan Donald 18741970
Fiala Anthony 18691950 222
Malygin Stepan d 1764
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