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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Again Nobile headed east , searching first for nonexistent “ Gillis Land ” before reaching Franz Josef Land thirteen hours after takeoff . The northern coast of this archipelago was then followed to its northernmost point at Cape ...
as the Eastern Group headed farther west to investigate the coastline of the Amundsen Sea , a region previously seen only from a distance and not reliably charted . On 19 January , Dufek was lucky to survive a helicopter crash when ...
With little further apparently to discover , Ronne decided to turn at 77 ° 30'S , 72 ° W , where the American flag was dropped , before heading back along his course to within 30 miles of Mount Austin , where he now turned to the ...
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