Exploring Polar Frontiers: M-Z
ABC-CLIO, 2003 - 797 sider
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.
By approaching polar exploration biographically, geographically, and topically, Mills reveals a number of intriguing connections between the various explorers, their patrons and times, and the process of discovery in all areas of the polar regions. Furthermore, he provides the reader with a clear understanding of the intellectual climate as well as the dominant social, economic, and political forces surrounding each expedition. Readers will learn why the journeys were undertaken, not just where, when, and how.
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It arrived back at London on 23 September Since McClintock's expedition , many have searched King William Island for clues to throw light on the end of Franklin's expedition , which remains mysterious in several respects .
Searching for Franklin on Beechey Island and in Wellington Channel , 1850-1851 For three years Penny was deprived of a vessel . At last able to resume whaling in 1844 , he had no time for exploration , spending the early part of the ...
ever , was able to demonstrate that this was the site of Franklin's winter quarters when his men discovered three graves , dated January and April 1846. Once an exhaustive search had been conducted of the island , Penny next attempted ...
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