Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia
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.
* 511 A-Z biographical, geographical, and subject entries on polar exploration such as dogs, man-hauling, Elephant Island, South Georgia, and major explorers such as Sir John Franklin, Fridtjof Nansen, and Richard Byrd
* Extensive collection of photographs, many taken by expedition participants
* Vivid illustrations, including woodcuts and drawings
* 20 maps detailing Arctic and Antarctic regions
* Chronology of expeditions beginning with the voyage of Pytheas in 325 B.C. through the present
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310 Hudson, Henry Hudson himself believed that he had reached the Pacific
Ocean, not an inland sea. In consequence, early-seventeenth- century maps use
the name "Button's Bay" in honor of Thomas Button's discovery of the west coast
How Hudson reached Nova Scotia on 22 June and then sailed south to 37°45'N,
from where he explored northward, hugging close to the coast and investigating
each promising opening to finally enter the Hudson River, is a story better told ...
314 Hudson Strait but once this task was accomplished, a party led by Greene
and William Wilson landed on an island to seek food from the Inuit.
Misunderstanding their purpose, the Inuit set on them, and Greene, Wilson, and
two others were ...
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Peary Robert 18561920 510
Petermann Island Antarctic Peninsula 522
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