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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strengthen and send them all out to sea. Still out on the ice when light dwindled
and failed in the early afternoon, Rymill was forced to rely on the dim beam of his
torch to pilot a way, as the others followed in line with their dog teams. At last, at ...
In February 1823–in an exceptionally ice-free year—he sailed south to 71°34'S,
the farthest south achieved anywhere to that date. Weddell named his discovery “
King George IV Sea" for the monarch of Great Britain, the current name—now in ...
The lateness of his arrival at Wahsel Bay was ultimately responsible for the
uncomfortable winter spent by his advance party at Shackleton Base, when much
irreplaceable equipment and provisions were lost when the sea ice was blown
out in ...
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