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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From there , he planned to explore the north coast of Greenland as far as he could and , from its northernmost point , make an attempt on the Pole . On 11 April , he set out across Robeson Channel accompanied by Henson and five Inuit .
Beyond Mossel Bay on 29 September , Detmers and Moeser were seen some way ahead , but no attempt was made to join them . They were not seen again . Continuing south through Wijde Bay , they came to a trapper's hut on 4 October .
A Journalist Attempts to Reach the North Pole , 1894 A correspondent for the Chicago Herald newspaper , Walter ... Wellman made his first attempt on the North Pole from Walden Island , one of the Seven Islands , north of North East Land ...
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