Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia
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.
* 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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Geographical Review, 43(3), 338-365. Operation Deep Freeze Initially organized
to provide logistical support for U.S. activities during the International
Geophysical Year, Operation Deep Freeze was to continue until the late 1990s.
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The station was completed in February 1957 and operating by March. Lieutenant
John Tuck Jr. was left in charge of the nine-man naval support unit, which would
remain through the winter along with nine scientists led by Dr. Paul Siple.
Hope Bay was to become the great sledging center of the Falkland Island
Dependencies Survey (the new name for Operation Tabarin following the end of
World War II; see below). This tradition was established early, with a four-man
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