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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From Bouvet, Valdivia sailed south close to the edge of the pack ice but kept
some distance from it, a wise precaution given that it was steel-hulled and
entirely without ice-strengthening. Measurements and samples were obtained at
a series of ...
Davis was determined to reach the region that he had explored during his
previous two voyages and, despite being kept offshore by the ice off eastern
Baffin Island, eventually managed to work his way close to land, where Inuit were
It also took place to a more limited extent when expeditions wintered close to Inuit
communities (e.g., those of Edward Parry in 1821-1823 and John Ross in 1 829-
1833) or recruited Inuit dog drivers (e.g., those of Elisha Kent Kane and Isaac ...
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Entries Listed in Chronological Order
Peary Robert 18561920 510
Petermann Island Antarctic Peninsula 522
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