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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Indian informants suggested a large river flowed north from the latter, but in his
later maps Pond optimistically showed it flowing west. It was on the basis of
information supplied by Pond that Mackenzie was to make his first attempt to
reach the ...
On 7 June 1849, Rae set off with six men up the Dease River to reach the mouth
of the Coppermine on 14 July. His intention was to complete the Admiralty's
instructions by crossing over the sea ice in Dolphin and Union Strait to “Wollaston
Leaving Fort Hope on 31 March 1854, Rae had reached Pelly Bay in the Gulf of
Boothia when he was informed by an Inuk of a large party of white men who had
starved to death near a large river some way farther west. Purchasing from him a
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
MacMillan Donald 18741970
Fiala Anthony 18691950 222
Malygin Stepan d 1764
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