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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Here Marion's voyage ceases to concern polar exploration, and its story cannot
be told in detail. In brief, after an unhappy encounter with Tasmanian aborigines
in which some crew, including Marion, were slightly wounded and an aborigine ...
Markham retired as RGS president in 1905 but maintained his interest in polar
exploration, keeping close contact with Scott in particular, but also with Ernest
Shackleton until relations cooled, when the latter insisted on going ahead with
Payer, J. 1876. New lands within the Arctic Circle: narrative of the discoveries of
the Austrian ship “Tegetthoff” in the years 1872–1874. London: Macmillan. Payer,
J., and K. Weyprecht. 1875. The Austro-Hungarian polar expedition of 1872–74.
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