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Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "arctic explorers. 1. Arctic Dreams. Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece.
Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who. There is no saga in Canadian history as full of hardship, catastrophe and mystery as the search for the Northwest Passage.
Since the 15th century, the ice-choked Arctic waterway has been sought and travelled by daring men Arctic Explorers book profit, glory or /5(2).
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 Arctic Explorers book exploration. Nansen devised a technique using skis, and – by devising specialised equipment – particularly the broad-runnered sledge.
The Arctic, as it is imagined by most novelists on this list, is a place at the edge of, or beyond, culture. But this, despite James’s warning, doesn’t mean it is without potential as a.
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Henry W. Howgate leads the Howgate Arctic expedition to do scientific and geographical exploration of Greenland – Benjamin Leigh Smith 's final expedition and is shipwrecked.
– Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, US Army Signal Corps expedition led by Adolphus Greely. The Hall of Arctic Explorers. Long ago the Arctic was a place of mystery and the unknown. Sailors traveling north from Europe found that it was so cold that the ocean froze forming a barrier that their ships not get through.
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Books shelved as polar-exploration: The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing. This is the conclusion David H. Stam reaches with “Adventures in Polar Reading,” a collection of academic papers about the books explorers took with them when diving deep into Arctic.
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.
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Books shelved as polar-explorers: Ice Trap!: Shackleton's Incredible Expedition by Meredith Hooper, Shackleton's Journey by William Grill, Scott's Last E. This list is for recognised pioneering explorers of the polar does not include subsequent travelers and expeditions.
Polar explorers. Imagining the Arctic explores the culture and politics of polar exploration and the making of its heroes. Leading explorers, the celebrity figures of their day, went to great lengths to convince their contemporaries of the merits of polar voyages.
Much of exploration was in fact theatre: a series of performances to capture public attention and persuade governments to finance ambitious. Arctic Explorers, based in the Arctic city of Tromso in Norway, provide world-class Arctic holidays. Tromso has always been the "Gateway to the Arctic".
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As a History Presenter and Assistant Expedition Leader with Quark Expeditions, I’ve read endless books on the Polar Regions—especially books about the heroic individuals who explored the Arctic and Antarctic so long ago. Here, in descending order, are my Top 10 Best Books about Polar Explorers. The stories of the first explorers of the Arctic and the North Pole have always been somewhat overshadowed by the famous and tragic race for the South Pole a decade later.
In truth the story is no less riveting to the reader, in terms of bravery, resilience and determination. What is mor. Many 19th century explorers, whalers and sealers knew about Antarctica, but due to it’s remoteness and the dangers of the surrounding Antarctic Ocean, it was largely ignored.
James Clark Ross thought the land was worth exploring and, between andhe took two ships, the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror, farther south than any man had.
“Ferris’s gripping chronicle of the explorers’ six perilous attempts over 18 years to reach the North Pole includes diary quotes that vividly re-create scenes of the arctic winter A solid asset, filled with intriguing expedition photos, that can be used for research on explorers.
From polar explorers to frozen dystopias: the best books about ice As the winter approaches the northern hemisphere, novelist Amy Sackville shares her favourite books about one of. Arctic, Exploration (illustrator).
Bound in sturdy finely woven gray cloth stamped brightly in silver and black on the front boards and on the spine. With a drawing of explorers on ice floes at the top of the front boards. With heavy flecking to the boards and wear to the top and bottom of the spine ends.
Polar explorers were the superstars of the “heroic age” of exploration, a period spanning the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
In this engaging book, author Kari Herbert explores the unpredictable, often heartbreaking lives of seven remarkable women who married world-famous polar the daughter of a pioneering polar explorer, Herbert brings a unique perspective to these stories of.
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The tables are turned on this episode as radio host Kevin Fox interviews Michael Robinson about the history of American Arctic exploration. The disappearance of the Franklin Expedition in turned the Arctic into an object of fascination.
By the end of the century, it had become an “Arctic Fever”—and the explorers gods among men. John Huston: Polar explorer, motivational speaker, consultant, & guide. First American expedition to reach the North Pole unsupported. InExplorers Set Sail To Solve Arctic Mystery, Once And For All In the Kingdom of Ice tells the story of a "grand and terrible" 19th-century expedition into uncharted Arctic the.
Fridtjof Nansen, (born OctoStore-Frøen, near Kristiania [now Oslo], Norway—diedLysaker, near Oslo), Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, statesman, and humanitarian who led a number of expeditions to the Arctic (,–96) and oceanographic expeditions in the North Atlantic (, –14).In Philosophy for Polar Explorers, Erling Kagge, renowned explorer and acclaimed author of Silence and Walking, provides a thoughtful and eloquent meditation on adventure and discovery.
Erling Kagge is one of the world’s most accomplished explorers. He was the first to conquer all three poles on foot, by climbing Mount Everest and walking to the North and South Poles.
In.Isaac Israel Hayes was an American Arctic explorer, physician, and politician who signed on as ship's surgeon for the 'Second Grinnell Expedition'. Financed by Henry Grinnell, the purpose of the expedition was to determine the fate of Sir John Franklin an.