Exploring polar frontiers: a historical encyclopedia, Volum 1
ABC-CLIO, 2003 - 797 sider
Presents a reference to the efforts of humans to conquer the North and South Poles, with more than 500 biographical, geographical, and subject entries; a chronology of expeditions; and maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Entries Listed in Chronological Order
Peary Robert 18561920 510
Petermann Island Antarctic Peninsula 522
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America Amundsen Antarctic expedition Antarctic Exploration Antarctic Peninsula Antarctica Arctic Ocean attempt August Baffin Island Barents Barrow Beechey Bellingshausen Bering Strait Biscoe Borchgrevink Bouvet Bouvet Island British Bylot Byrd Cabot Canadian Cape captain Charcot claim Cook crew d'Urville Davis days later Deception Island discovered discovery dogs East Greenland Edward Ellesmere Island Ellsworth Enderby established farther north February flight Franklin Franz Josef Land Frobisher further reading Geographical George Gerlache Greenland Ice Shelf Inuit James Clark January John journey King Larsen Located London meters miles mountains named Nansen navigator North Pole Northeast northern Northwest Passage Norway Norwegian Parry party Peary polar exploration reached References and further region River Roald Russian sailed scientific Scott sealer seals Shackleton ship sledging Sound South Pole South Shetland Islands southern Spitsbergen station survey Svalbard tion vessel Victoria Land visited voyage Weddell Sea west coast whaling William winter Zemlya