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 was also awarded to members of the expedition organized by U.S. naval surgeon Elisha Kent Kane , who , having taken part in Edwin De Haven's 1850-1851 expedition , mounted his own in 1853 and had himself to be rescued by Henry ...
Stockholm : F. & G. Beijers Förlag . Nordenskiöld , N. A. E. , and F. W.von Otter . 1869. Account of the Swedish North - Polar expedition of 1868 under the command of A.E. Nordenskiöld and Fr. W. Von Otter . Royal Geographical Society .
Inspired by the intriguing geomorphological details shown in some views , he was soon to initiate plans for a new expedition . This was to become the 1949-1952 Norwegian - British - Swedish Expedition , led by John Giæver .
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