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5 edition of Polar exploration. found in the catalog.

Polar exploration.

Andrew Croft

Polar exploration.

by Andrew Croft

  • 173 Want to read
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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Arctic regions

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG620 .C7 1947
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 268 p.
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6036112M
      LC Control Number48017634

      Polar Exploration. From Endurance to Spring On an Arctic Island, from Wildlife and Wilderness to A History Of Polar Exploration, we can help you find the polar exploration books you are looking the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from , and all of your purchases are backed by our. Polar wives the remarkable women behind the world's most daring explorers This edition published in by Greystone Books, Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group .

        The U.S. Navy has a long history in polar exploration. As early as , Captain Charles Wilkes led the first U.S. naval expedition into Antarctic waters. In the early s, Admiral Richard E. Byrd established an Antarctic naval base known as Little America I, led an expedition to explore further inland, and conducted the first flight over the South Pole. From –35, the second Byrd.   2 thoughts on “ Polar Exploration Books: Ernest Shackleton and Valerian Albanov ” Mudpuddle says: Ma at pm i did a post on the Albanov not too long ago and really liked it and i went through an exploration phase at an early age and read a lot of Shackleton material; he really was a man in full control of himself and all.

      Get this from a library! Polar exploration. [Sue L Hamilton] -- Kick excitement into high gear with this extreme title! Short, easy-to-read text pairs with full-color, action-packed photos to introduce young adventurers to the sport of polar exploration. Readers. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mountfield, David, History of polar exploration. New York: Dial Press, (OCoLC)


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Polar exploration by Andrew Croft Download PDF EPUB FB2

Your first book is The First Crossing of Greenland, by Nobel Peace Prize winner Fridtjof Nansen. The reason I chose this book is that it was the beginning of modern polar exploration. Nansen devised a technique using skis, and – by devising specialised equipment – particularly the broad-runnered sledge.

Want an Arctic Book or Antarctic Book. You are in the right place. We have rare antiquarian and secondhand books, scientific papers, reports, photographs, maps and ephemera on Antarctica, the Arctic, the Polar regions including Greenland and Iceland as well as on exploration.

Polar Exploration Sort by: Popularity Title (A-Z) Author (A-Z) Price (low to high) Price (high to low) Publication Date Most Recently Added Showing 1 to 22 of 22 items sorted by Popularity. First US edition of the official account of the first Fram expedition, "a remarkable achievement in Polar exploration" (PMM), undertaken "with the object of investigating the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice with the currents northwest from the New Siberian Islands across or near the Pole" (Arctic Bibliography).

This list is for recognised pioneering explorers of the polar does not include subsequent travelers and expeditions. Polar explorers. Chet Ross Rare Books specializes in first person narratives and scientific research related to exploration of the Polar Regions. Arctic First person narratives and ephemera related to expeditions into the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions.

To the Ends of the Earth: The Truth Behind the Glory of Polar Exploration. US #, $ What drove explorers to risk their lives exploring the forbidding, uncharted landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic. Haddelsey, Stephen. Icy Graves: Exploration and Death in.

GLACIER BOOKS are specialist book dealers, who buy and sell New, Secondhand & Antiquarian Books on all aspects of Mountaineering, Mountain Travel and Polar Exploration. We have an extensive stock of books on all the Mountain and Polar Regions of the world. Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the refers to the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic ical records suggest that humankind have explored the northern extremes since BC, when the ancient Greek sailor Pytheas reached a frozen sea while attempting to find a source of the metal tin.

Polar Exploration Explores some of the famous adventures of Ernest Shackleton, Douglas Mawson, Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen. This title narrates stories far less well known to tell of poisonings, cannibalism, false claims, near misses and the feared killer of the polar regions - scurvy/5.

Polar Exploration is a comprehensive guidebook full of amazing experiences, knowledgable tips and tricks and in-depth explanations and descriptions of expeditions to the poles - the best ways to prepare for them and carry them out. Author Dixie Dansercoer is an unstoppable outdoorsman and extreme sports lover, whose enthusiasm and respect for 4/5(7).

Opening ‘The Worst Journey in the World’ completely at random I also reminded myself how brilliant the best polar books are and why I am desperate to see Antarctica for myself. So here, to while away the long cold evenings, is a reading list of some of my favourite polar books.

Now the #1 Bible for kids is available in an exciting polar exploration theme. Your kids will embark on a fun, exciting trek through God’s Word with the NIV Adventure Bible, in an all-new polar exploration theme!While on this arctic adventure readers will meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible.5/5(7).

Polar exploration is the exploration of the lands around the North and South poles. The poles are the coldest and most remote regions on Earth. The North Pole is in the Arctic Ocean, which is covered by a huge, floating ice sheet. The South Pole is on land, in the frozen continent of Antarctica.

Ice Ship will appeal to all those fascinated with polar exploration, maritime adventure, and wooden ships, and will captivate readers of such books as The Endurance, In the Heart of the Sea, and The Last Place on Earth. With more than original photographs, the book brings the Fram to life and light/5(8).

- Explore kafarowski's board "Polar Exploration Books", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Polar, True story books pins. Polar Exploration Books show list info. Polar exploration is one of my favorite topics to read about. It's amazing what those people did and still survived.

(The Worst Journey in the World is my all-time favorite book:D) How many of these have you read. 60 users views. Sarah Pickman is a Ph.D. candidate at Yale University studying the history of science and medicine.

She contributed the essay “Dress, Image, and Cultural Encounter in the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration” to the book, Expedition: Fashion from the Extreme. The book consists of 27 parts ordered chronically and spans more than years of polar exploration from to Each chapter covers major expedition or achievement within two pages: from searching for the Northwest Passage to conquer the Northeast Passage, and from the death and hunger on the ice to Nansen Arctic achievements, and from /5(4).

Max Jones is the author of The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice, an examination of the enduring appeal of the Scott story, the drive to explore hostile environments and the.

First UK edition of a highly illustrated book on polar exploration, both South and North, including reports on the beginning of the race to the South Pole, marked by Weddell, voyages of the Erebus and Terror, and the Swedish Antarctica expedition.

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller   Among the debacles of 19th century Arctic exploration, the Greely Expedition looms large. Launched in as part of the first-ever International Polar.

Throughout the book are numerous personal anecdotes from the author, highlighting not only his experience but also how he himself has drawn upon the advice in the book. A great book, that I read cover to cover an unusual feat for a practical guidebook!' Hugh Collins,