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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land connection cannot be seen from Peary's viewpoint. Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen
in 1907 was the first to observe that Navy Cliff is joined to land farther north.
Since all three members of Mylius-Erichsen's party died shortly afterward, this fact
On 21 April, he claimed to have reached 87°06'N, but on the basis of an analysis
of inconsistencies between the published account and Peary's typescript diary,
Wally Herbert (1989) doubts that he got so far, though accepting that he most ...
On 18 July, Roosevelt steamed south from Cape Sheridan to land the Inuit at
Cape York, Peary delaying there as usual to help lay in large stocks of walrus
meat for the winter. Only on 6 September was he able to announce his
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