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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Unusually for a British medal, the Arctic Medal was awarded not only to British
citizens in the naval or private expeditions; it was also awarded to 192 servants of
the Hudson's Bay Company, both European and native North American.
Stockholm; F & G. Beijers Förlag. Nordenskiöld, N.A.E., and F.W. von Otter. 1869.
Account of the Swedish North-Polar expedition of 1868 under the command of
A.E. Nordenskiöld and Fr. W.Von Otter. Royal Geographical Society. Journal, 39
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Exploring Expedition to the Pacific and Antarctica was surrounded by controversy
from the first proposal through the prolonged aftermath of its return. Much of it ...
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