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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London : Lutterworth Press . ber , Byrd devoted his attention to this essentially unknown region . One question that concerned him was just why this coast was so inaccessible . Did it form a peninsula reaching far to the north , or was ...
A Norwegian royal proclamation of 14 January 1939 consolidated the various discoveries made by Norwegian explorers and whalers in this region into a coherent territorial claim on behalf of Norway , defining Queen Maud Land as “ that ...
A chronological history of voyages into the Arctic regions ; undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a ... was that this region should be explored and claimed first by Russia and not by Great Britain or any other country .
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