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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The loss of Aurora with most of the expedition's supplies and stores , including sledging gear for the next season , left four men marooned at Cape Evans - Alexander 0. Stevens , John Lachlan Cope , Victor G. Hayward , and Richard W.
Having taken on fresh supplies , coal , and drinking water , the expedition departed for Antarctica three days later . Already , however , it was very late in the season , and they were further delayed by continuous bad weather .
Setting out from Copenhagen on 1 April 1930 in the Royal Greenland Trading Company vessel Disko , the expedition transshipped twenty - five ponies and 98 tons of equipment and supplies at Holsteinborg to Gustav Holm , which was to take ...
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