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Exploration into the polar regions.

David Rootes

Exploration into the polar regions.

by David Rootes

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Published by Belitha in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe polar regions.
SeriesExploration into
ContributionsRoyal Geographical Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18671380M
ISBN 101855613050

Approaching Ice delves into the history of polar exploration, where science, nature, history, and psychology intertwine to create an absorbing subject and unique vocabulary. Bradfield’s work as a naturalist informs and grounds her poetry in a way that will . We’re specialists when it comes to creating unique holidays to the Polar Regions. With our knowledge and expertise, we can provide you with the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to these break taking parts of the planet. Whether for a couple, a family or a group of friends, we .

National Geographic Polar Explorations Taught By Multiple Professors Travel to the polar regions on an exquisite visual journey guided by five Arctic and Antarctic experts who reveal the science, culture, and history of these majestic locations.   GERMAN EXPLORATION OF THE POLAR WORLD: A HISTORY, By DAVID T. MURPHY. It is not and does not intend to be a detailed account of every one of the many German forays into polar regions in the years between and the Second World War. Instead I have selected the most significant polar episodes representative of each of the four.

  Kristof Smeyers, review of The Spectral Arctic: a Cultural History of Ghosts and Dreams in Polar Exploration, (review no. ) DOI: /RiH// Date accessed: 9 April, First edition. Reference for the history of exploration and travel beyond the temperate mainlands to the oceans, islands, and polar regions, to Contains major articles which continue to chronicle the history of exploration, travel, and colonization into the twentieth century.


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