Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia

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ABC-CLIO, 2003 - 797 sivua
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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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A
1
B
47
C
123
D
169
E
203
F
221
G
255
H
283
P
497
Q
539
R
541
S
575
T
651
U
663
V
671
W
681

I
317
J
327
K
335
L
369
M
389
N
443
O
483
Z
723
Glossary
725
Polar Timeline A Chronological Listing of Polar Expeditions by Region
731
Selected Bibliography
741
Index
769
About the Author
797
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William James Mills was librarian and keeper of collections at the world's largest polar library, located at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England.

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