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To the Arctic: The story of northern exploration from earliest times to the present. With an introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefansson.


Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1970] .
ISBN 0226531783, 9780226531786, 0226531791, 9780226531793

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Standard Title To the North
Subjects Arctic Ocean -- North Pole.
Arctic Regions.
Arctic regions.
Arctique.
North Pole.
Poolonderzoek.
Pò‚le Nord.
Description xxv, 334, xviii pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps (1 folded) 24 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary References:p.329-34.
Contents Arctic scenery -- Quest and conquest -- Earliest recorded northern explorers : the Greeks and the Vikings -- The paths to Cathay -- The Dutch in the Arctic -- Smeerenburg and the whale-oil rush -- Hudson and his strait; Baffin and his bay -- Russia : the Great Northern Expedition -- After the Great Northern Expedition -- The British attack the Arctic -- Franklin's last voyage -- The mystery of the missing ships : the Franklin search -- The route to the North -- Franz Josef Land : the amzing drift of the Tegetthoff -- The international circumpolar stations : the Greely Expedition -- Laying a ghost : the Jeannette and the Fram -- Greenland -- The Northeast and Northwest Passages -- Jones Sound and Beaufort Sea -- To the Pole -- Flying the Arctic.
Geographic Area Arctic regions
Network Numbers (OCoLC)112734
(OCoLC)ocm00112734
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mirsky, Jeannette, 1903-1987.
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