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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Although unable to reach the Pole itself, Ross placed it on the Antarctic Continent
in the interior of Victoria Land, estimating its position in 1841 at 75°30'S, 154°E. It
was first reached by members of Ernest Shackleton's Nimrod expedition on 16 ...
Copenhagen: Gyldendal, frontispiece) straightforwardly geographical: to
complete the survey of northeast Greenland by exploring the unvisited region
between Cape Bismarck and Cape Wyckoff, reached by Karl Koldewey in 1870
and by ...
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 ...
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