Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia
ABC-CLIO, 2003 - 797 sivua
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
Tulokset 1 - 3 kokonaismäärästä 92
Table 17 Northeast Passage: Successful and Attempted Transits, 1870-1936 until
1896. Adolf Erik Nordenskiold's first transit of the Northeast Passage in 1878-
1880 was important as much for focusing international attention on the seaway
but by becoming the first European to reach the Arctic coast of North America in
1771, Hearne proved that only at such high latitudes might the Passage be found
, having observed no likely channels farther south. This was critical information ...
Note: For a full list of Northwest Passage firsts, see T. C. Pullen and C. W. M.
Swithinbank. 1991. "Transits of the Northwest Pasage, 1906-1990," Polar Record
, 27(163): 365-367. Willem Barents's expedition prepares to sail back to Holland (
Mitä ihmiset sanovat - Kirjoita arvostelu
MacMillan Donald 18741970
Fiala Anthony 18691950 222
Malygin Stepan d 1764
67 muita osia ei näytetty