4 edition of Arctic expedition / written by Mike Salisbury ; illustrated by Paul Johnson found in the catalog.
Explores how humans and animals live in the harsh conditions of the Arctic regions.
|LC Classifications||G614 .S24 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||30 p. :|
|Number of Pages||30|
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First edition, profusely illustrated with 38 tissue-guarded full-page wood engravings on heavy paper, six maps, two photolithographs and steel engravings of Captain Hall and the Polaris. Hall had already made two privately funded voyages searching for remains of the ill-fated Franklin expedition when Congress voted him funds for an attempt at. AllBookstores finds the lowest book prices on new, used and rental textbooks by comparing prices at more than 3 dozen online bookstores with thousands of booksellers. If you're a college student looking for discount prices on new or used textbooks, then we can save you a .
All of the desolate shores of the Arctic Sea have now been charted. No lost tribes like the Polar Eskimo remain to be discovered. We now know that men were living along the Arctic shores several thousand years before the birth of Christ and that by B.C. they lived much further north than any . (Even Berton's Arctic Grail which started my love for the genre, is written in a chapter-per-expedition format.) Then my editor at Booklist asked me to review Joanna Kavenna's book The Ice Museum. As I read this gorgeous combination of history, travelogue and personal musing, all my long held notions about Arctic titles vanished.
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Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for written by Mike Salisbury ; illustrated by Paul Johnson. Conquering the Impossible is the gripping account of Horn's grueling month expedition by sail and foot through extreme Arctic conditions that nearly cost him his life.
Enduring temperatures as low as degrees Fahrenheit, Horn battled hazards including trekking on unstable ice that plunged him into frigid waters, encounters with polar /5(32).
This book is a tour-de-force of scholarship and should be required reading - in fact the first port of call - for anyone interested in the Franklin Expedition. Although a Doctor by profession, the author devoted his life to analysing and understanding all aspects of the Franklin Expedition/5.
Contains journal of Richardson's and Dr. John Rae's expedition in search of Franklin expedition down Mackenzie River and east to Coppermine River. Includes chapters on Eskimos; Kutchin, Cree, and Chipewyan Indians; and Rae's descent of Coppermine River in.
Internet Archive BookReader Narrative of the second Arctic expedition made by Charles F. Hall: his voyage to Repulse bay, sledge journeys to the straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's land, and residence among the Eskimos, during the years ' A surprisingly enjoyable book even for those with no interest in the subject.
It ranges from, and before, Northwest Passage Expedition, the British Arctic Expedition with the notice for despatching mails, up to aboutlistings of the expeditions and flights, many covers are illustrated.
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Paul. Songs were written about him, and statues of him in his home town of Spilsby, in London, and in Tasmania credit him with discovery of the Northwest Passage, although in reality it was not traversed until Roald Amundsen's – expedition. Franklin's lost expedition has been the subject of many artistic works, including songs, verse, short.
The book cover illustration by Paul Johnson seems to indicate racial equality (more or less) in the world of Arctic exploration. Material written for children about arctic exploration and the North Pole also downplays or ignores Henson’s contributions. The Canadian Arctic Expedition was to have been the crowning achievement of explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson, already world-famous for his work among the Inuit of Canada's Arctic.
Instead, it resulted in one of history's most harrowing Arctic shipwreck tales, and controversy about Stefansson's part in the disaster that continues to this day.
InCaptain William Parry, commander of the second Arctic expedition of the modern era, published a best-selling account of that voyage which propelled him on a book tour of Tom Friedman-like. Ancient Near East. Wenamun, Egyptian priest Story of Wenamun, account of his travels through the Mediterranean sea.; Classical Antiquity.
Xenophon (– BC) Anabasis - about the expedition of Cyrus the Younger, a Persian prince, against his brother, King Artaxerxes book then moves on to Cyrus' Greek troops travels through Asia Minor back home to Greece.
The differences are stark and obvious, yet Paul Watson’s intriguing new book, “Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition,”.
The last Arctic expedition of Sir John Franklin began in with the hope of discovering the northwest passage, but it turned into a grim fight for survival. As seen in AMC's supernatural series. An overland expedition made the first big breakthrough.
John Rae, a legendary Arctic explorer from Scotland, pushed his way to the Arctic coast in Unusual for British subjects of his time, he both listened to and respected the Inuit, a trait that allowed him to both survive by observing and emulating them, as well as to gather their : Kelsey Lindsey.
JOHN GEIGER is a co-author of the international bestseller Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition and the author of six other works of non-fiction, including The Angel Effect and The Third Man Factor: Surviving the work has been translated into fourteen languages.
Geiger is chief executive officer of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Canadian /5(51). After years there are claims that one of Sir John Franklin's ships has been found by a Canadian team that has been searching since The original, intensive search for Franklin's lost expedition involved huge resources and numerous voyages to the Arctic.
It caught the imagination of the Victorian public in a way comparable.