2 edition of polar exploring expedition. found in the catalog.
polar exploring expedition.
American Geographical Society of New York.
Treats of the proposed expedition to the Arctic regions by Dr. I.I. Hayes.
|Contributions||Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||G670 1860 .H4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||30|
|LC Control Number||03027692|
The United States Exploring Expedition (), also known as the Wilkes Expedition, was shaped by both commercial and scientific concerns and a desire to expand American influence and interests in the Pacific Northwest. Maritime merchants, sealers, and whalers needed accurate charts of islands and navigational hazards in the Pacific Ocean. The Polar Bear Expedition is more than a great celebration of this little-known conflict.” —New York Journal of Books “Using books, articles, and newspaper accounts—and a crisp character-driven.
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. - Explore kafarowski's board "Polar Exploration Books", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, True story books and Franklin expedition pins.
An earlier book, David B. Tyler's The Wilkes Expedition is also useful as is the important group of essays about the Expedition published by the American Philosophical Society in Centenary Celebration: The Wilkes Exploring Expedition of the United States Navy, B.C. It was the ancient Greeks who first came up with the idea of Antarctica. They knew about the Arctic - named Arktos -The Bear, from the constellation the great bear and decided that in order to balance the world, there should be a similar cold Southern landmass that was the same but the opposite "Ant - Arktos" - opposite The Bear.
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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. 56 users views. Roland Huntford is an author, and biographer of Polar explorers.
He has written biographies of Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Fridtjof Nansen. His book The Last Place on Earth narrates the race to the South Pole between Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen. Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, - Kindle edition by Philbrick, Nathaniel.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, /5(). 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).
Evelyn Briggs Baldwin was a meteorologist and Arctic explorer. The Baldwin Papers hold detailed journals, correspondence, and financial records, which contain lists of supplies, receipts, and miscellaneous notations of two expeditions: the Baldwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition () and the Wellman Polar Expedition ().
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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. - Jenkins - Voyage of the U.S. Exploring Squadron-Wilkes.
- Johansen - With Nansen in the North. - Johnson - Arctic Expedition of - Joyce - South Polar Trail. - Kane - Access to an Open Polar Sea. - Kane - U.S. Grinnell Expedition - Kennedy - Short Narrative 2nd Voyage of the Prince Albert. The Great United States Exploring Expedition of Hardcover – June 1, by William Ragan Stanton (Author) › Visit Amazon's William Ragan Stanton Page.
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Reviews: 5. The book, which Larsen co-wrote with Hudson Lindenberger, tells the story in captivating detail.
It’s a nail-biter from the opening sequence, where the two come face-to-face with a polar bear. The Polar Bear Expedition by James Carl Nelson We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.
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Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, commander of the United States Exploring Expedition, to (Thomas Sully, U.S. Naval Academy Museum) In the. Aquila Book's Polar Catalogue.
Winter - Account of a Russian exploring expedition sent out by the Admiralty to survey the continental coastline east of the Kolyma River and search for land, reported by local inhabitants for years, in the seas north of Chukotka.
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