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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Contents Volume 1 , A - L Austria , 44 Axel Heiberg Island ( Canada ) , 45 > Abruzzi , Luigi Duke of ( 1873–1933 ) , 1 Adams , Jameson ( 1880–1962 ) , 3 Adelaide Island ( Antarctic Peninsula ) , 4 Adélie Land ( Antarctica ) ...
1500 ) , 164 Crozet Islands ( Sub - Antarctic ) , 166 Cunningham , John ( 1575-1651 ) , 167 Czech Republic , 168 Biscoe , John ( 1794–1843 ) , 88 Black , Richard ( 1902-1992 ) , 89 Booth Island ( Antarctic Peninsula ) , 91 Boothia ...
Trinity Island ( Palmer Archipelago , Antarctic Peninsula ) Located at 63 ° 37'S , 58 ° 20'W , this island — 15 miles long and 6 miles wide - is one of the northernmost members of the Palmer Archipelago .
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