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Fast in the Ice

By: R.M. Ballantyne

...At the age of 16 Ballantyne went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. His rule in writing, being in every case, was to write as far as possible from personal knowledge of the scenes he describe...

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Arctic

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... \mathbb{THE}  \mathbb{ARCTIC}  \mathbb{PORTAL} ... ... \mathbb{THE}  \mathbb{ARCTIC}  \mathbb{PORTAL} ... ... Geography of the Arctic ... ... Geography of the Arctic ... ... The Arctic- The biodiversity of the tundras is low. Notable animals in the ... ... The Arctic- The biodiversity of the tundras is low. Notable animals in the Arctic tundra include caribou... ... Due to the harsh climate of the Arctic tundra, regions of this kind have seen little human activity,... ...e the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (something explorers had been attempting since the days of Christopher Columbus, John ... ...e the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (something explorers had been attempting since the days of Christopher Columbus, John ...

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In the Heart of the Arctics

By: Senn, Nicholas, 1844-1908

...HOLAS SENN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE ARCTICS Title: IN THE HEART OF THE ARCTICS Author: NICHOLAS SENN L... ...ollection World Public Library.org THE ARCTICS Title: IN THE HEART OF THE ARCTICS Author: NICHOLAS SENN Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...aces, away beyond the Arctic Circle. The writings of the most noted arctic explorers, Kane, Nordenskjold, Peary and Nansen, added oil to the fire, and... ... an opportunity to visit the places made nota- ble by a number of intrepid explorers on their way over the pathless ocean and limitless fields of ice ... ...latable to their tastes. All credit to these tireless sailors and intrepid explorers! THE SEA GULL "Bold bird of every clime! Swift traveler from pole...

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Arctic Ocean

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...A bathymetric/topographic of the Arctic Ocean and the surrounding lands. ... ...A bathymetric/topographic of the Arctic Ocean and the surrounding lands. ... ... The Arctic Ocean, located in the oceanographers call it the Arctic Mediterr... ...cated in the oceanographers call it the Arctic Mediterranean Sea or simply the Arctic Sea, classifying it a mediterranean sea or an estuary of the Atl... ...or simply the Arctic Sea, classifying it a mediterranean sea or an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean.[2][3] Alternatively, the Arctic Ocean can be seen as... ...2][3] Alternatively, the Arctic Ocean can be seen as the northernmost part of the all-encompassing World Ocean. Almost completely ... ...this. In the United States in the 1850s and 1860s, the explorers Elisha Kane and Isaac Israel Hayes both claimed to have seen part... ...extbook The Physical Geography of the Sea (1883). Nevertheless, as all the explorers who travelled closer and closer to the pole reported, the polar i... ... Chukchi Cap Explorers of the Arctic Extreme points of th...

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In the Heart of the Arctics

By: Senn, Nicholas, 1844-1908

...HOLAS SENN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE ARCTICS Title: IN THE HEART OF THE ARCTICS Author: NICHOLAS SENN L... ...ollection World Public Library.org THE ARCTICS Title: IN THE HEART OF THE ARCTICS Author: NICHOLAS SENN Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...aces, away beyond the Arctic Circle. The writings of the most noted arctic explorers, Kane, Nordenskjold, Peary and Nansen, added oil to the fire, and... ... an opportunity to visit the places made nota- ble by a number of intrepid explorers on their way over the pathless ocean and limitless fields of ice ... ...latable to their tastes. All credit to these tireless sailors and intrepid explorers! THE SEA GULL "Bold bird of every clime! Swift traveler from pole...

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Arctic exploration

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...A map of the Arctic. The Arctic region is circled by the red line. Arctic exploration is th... ... Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the Earth. It refers to the historical period durin... ... Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the Earth. It refers to the historical period during w... ...arth. It refers to the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic Circle. Historical records suggest that huma... ...o the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic Circle. Historical records suggest that humankind have explor... ...reek sailor Pytheas reached a frozen sea while attempting to find a source of the metal tin.[1] Dangerous oceans and poor weather conditions often fet... ...he metal tin.[1] Dangerous oceans and poor weather conditions often fetter explorers attempting to reach polar regions and journeying through these pe... ... War, Davis's favorable reports on the region and its people would inspire explorers in the coming century. The Northeast Passage ... ... turned back at successive intervals before reaching the Pole. Many modern explorers, including Olympic skiers using modern equipment, contend that Pe...

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Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition. 1913-1918 : Volume 3

By: Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918); Canada. Department of Naval Science; Canada. Department of Mines; Anderson, Rudolph Martin, 1876; Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962

...N 1 I HI! Hill mi mil .% Iii-.r. L .?.??ARY S0020494O This book is due on the date indicated below and is subject to an overdue fine as posted at the... ...e Circulation Desk. INTRODUCTION. 0881—2 INTRODUCTION. Our knowledge of the insect fauna of northern and arctic Canada h hitherto been so meagre... ...irculation Desk. INTRODUCTION. 0881—2 INTRODUCTION. Our knowledge of the insect fauna of northern and arctic Canada h hitherto been so meagre, a... ...o meagre, and our collections so lacking in material from thai region that the invitation given me in 1913 by the Deputy Minister of Mines to prepare ... ...om thai region that the invitation given me in 1913 by the Deputy Minister of Mines to prepare a memorandum of instructions concerning the collect inn... ...f Mines to prepare a memorandum of instructions concerning the collect inn of insei by the Canadian Arctic Expedition which was then being organized w... ... of the tundra. Of the other ten species, three have been found by earlier explorers in Greenland, Spitzbergen, or Siberia, and appear to be exclusive... ...ecimens in the Canadian National collection, which were collected by other explorers. Pieris napi arctica Verity. Pieris napi arctica Verity: Rhopaloc... ...ested is known as the "barren grounds" and reaches as close to the pole as explorers have attained. Forest insects cannot, of course, invade these gro...

...Subject: Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918); Natural history -- Arctic regions; Eskimos -- Canada; Scientific expeditions; Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration Canadian; Arctic regions...

...v.1. Narrative of the expedition.--v.2. Mammals and birds.--v.3. Insects.--v.4-5. Botany.--v.6. Fishes, tunicates, etc.--v.7. Crustacea.--v.8. Mollusks, Echinoderms, Coelenternates, etc.--v.9. Annelids, Parasitic worms, Protozoas, etc.--v.1...

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Polar explorers

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...ctic or Antarctic regions. Subcategories This category has the following 11 subcategories, out of 11 total. ... ... Subcategories This category has the following 11 subcategories, out of 11 total. A ... ... American polar explorers ... ... British polar explorers ... ... Danish polar explorers ... ... Explorers of Antarctica ... ... Explorers of the Arctic ... ... Explorers of the Arctic ... ... Pages in category "Polar explorers" The following 13 pages are in this category, out of 13 total. ...

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Reports : Volume 3

By: Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918)

... presented to Gbe Xibrar? of tbe Tflnivereit? of Toronto BINDING LIST FEB 1 REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPED... ... Xibrar? of tbe Tflnivereit? of Toronto BINDING LIST FEB 1 REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18 VOLUME III: INSECTS OTTAWA F. A. A... ...ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18 VOLUME III: INSECTS OTTAWA F. A. ACLAND PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY 1222 Price : Paper, 60 cents ; Cloth, $... ... MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY 1222 Price : Paper, 60 cents ; Cloth, $1.00. Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-18. VOLUME I: GENERAL INTRODUCTIO... ...ST EXCELLENT MAJESTY 1222 Price : Paper, 60 cents ; Cloth, $1.00. Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-18. VOLUME I: GENERAL INTRODUCTION, ... ... By Charles B. Wilson (Issued August 6, 1920). Part V -bry (In preparation). OF SOME ARCTIC LAGOONS, LAKES AND PONDS. . (In press). REPORT OF THE CAN... ...ts of the tundra. Of the other ten species, three have been found by earlier explorers in Greenland, Spitzbergen, or Siberia, and appear to be exclusi... ...specimens in the Canadian National collection, which were collected by other explorers. Pieris napi arctica Verity. /VfY/.v nti/)/ urcticd Verity: Rho... ...orested is known as the "barren grounds" and reaches as close to the pole as explorers have attained. Forest insects cannot, of course, invade these g...

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Arctic policy of Russia

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...Russia has extensive territorial claims in the Arctic region. The large hashed area reflects Russia's current seabed c... ...Russia has extensive territorial claims in the Arctic region. The large hashed area reflects Russia's current seabed claim... ...rent seabed claim The Arctic policy of Russia is the domestic and foreign policy of the Russi... ... The Arctic policy of Russia is the domestic and foreign policy of the Russian Federation with... ... the domestic and foreign policy of the Russian Federation with respect to the Russian region of the Arctic. The Russian region of the Arctic is defin... ...oreign policy of the Russian Federation with respect to the Russian region of the Arctic. The Russian region of the Arctic is defined in the "Russian ... ...ed in the "Russian Arctic Policy" as all Russian possessions located north of the Arctic Circle. (About one-fifth of Russia's landmass is north of the... ... After Vitus Bering, Aleksei Chirikov and a number of other major explorers. A party of the expedition personally led by Bering and Chirikov ... ... After Vitus Bering, Aleksei Chirikov and a number of other major explorers. A party of the expedition personally led by Bering and Chirikov ...

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Explorers

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: EXPLORERS Author: CHARLES WILKES Language: English Subject: Fiction, Liter... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...erve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well a... ...cators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and res... ... / f '<'/ft ////'ft. Little Masterpieces of Science Edited by George lies EXPLORERS Christopher Columbus Charles Wilkes Lewis and Clarke Clarence Kin... ...ght set their feet where man never trod before. The world owes much to the explorers who have faced hos- tile savages, stood in jeopardy from the cobr...

...Winsor, Justin - Columbus discovers America; Lewis and Clarke - Arrival at the Pacific Ocean, 1805; Pike, Z.M. - The sources of the Mississippi, 1806; Wilkes, Charles - Manila in 1842; King, Clarence - The ascent of Mount Tyndall; Powell, John Wesley - The Grand Canon of the Colorado is explored...

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Venture Arctic

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...d CD-ROM (Retail) Venture Arctic is the second ecosystem simulation game to come from Pocketwatch Gam... ... CD-ROM (Retail) Venture Arctic is the second ecosystem simulation game to come from Pocketwatch Games. Follow... ...e Africa, this Arctic sequel combines educational value and entertainment. The game allows players to build and manage ecosystems of Arctic animals by... ... and entertainment. The game allows players to build and manage ecosystems of Arctic animals by interacting with the environment using "tools of natur... ...ayers to build and manage ecosystems of Arctic animals by interacting with the environment using "tools of nature", such as the sun, snow, wind, and s... ...are five different environments in the game, from an oil-rig off the coast of Svalbard, Norway, to a new pipeline disturbing the Caribou herds in the ... ...vironmental issues, players are left to discover for themselves the impact of global warming and deforestation throughout the seasons in their sim-eco... ... using Inuit-inspired instruments and instruments brought to the region by explorers. Venture Arctic was designed, produced, and programmed by Andy Sc... ... using Inuit-inspired instruments and instruments brought to the region by explorers. Venture Arctic was designed, produced, and programmed by Andy Sc...

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Insects

By: Anadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1918

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18, VOL. III: INSECTS Author: C. GOR... ...ic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18, VOL. III: INSECTS Author: C. GORDON... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ... of the tundra. Of the other ten species, three have been found by earlier explorers in Greenland, Spitzbergen, or Siberia, and appear to be exclusive... ...cimens in the Canaclian National collection, which were collected by other explorers. Pieris napi arctica Verity. Pieris napi arctica Verity: Rhopaloc... ...ested is known as the "barren grounds" and reaches as close to the pole as explorers have attained. Forest insects cannot, of course, invade these gro...

... Part G; Hymenoptera and plant galls -- Part H: Spidcers, mites, and myriapods -- Part I: Lepidoptera -- Part J: Orthoptera -- Part K: Insect life on the Western Arctic Coast of America...

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Piblokto

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... a condition most commonly appearing in Inughuit societies living within the Arctic Circle . Piblokto is a culture-specific hysterical reaction in ... ...men, who may perform irrational or dangerous acts, followed by amnesia for the event. Piblokto may be linked to repression of the personality of Inuit... ...s, followed by amnesia for the event. Piblokto may be linked to repression of the personality of Inuit women.Segen's Medical Dictionary. (2012). Farle... ...rsonality of Inuit women.Segen's Medical Dictionary. (2012). Farlex, Inc. The condition appears most commonly in winter.Taylor, S., Shelor, N., & Abd... ...r, S., Shelor, N., & Abdelnour, M. (1972). . It is considered to be a form of a culture-bound syndrome, although more recent studies (see Skepticism... ...pticism section) question whether it exists at all. Piblokto is also part of the glossary of cultural bound syndromes found in the Diagnostic and Sta... ... was first documented 1892 and appears to be common to all Arctic regions. Explorers were the first to notice piblokto. Among these, Admiral Robert E.... ...t, may be more rooted in the experience and behavior of the early European explorers than the Inuit themselves. In 1988 Parks Canada historian Lyle... ...t piblokto exists at all. Dick examined the original records of the Arctic explorers, and ethnographic and linguistic reports on Inughuit societies, a...

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Reports : Volume 9

By: Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918)

...VAN CLEAVE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18, VOL. IX Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTI... ... Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18, VOL. IX Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18, VOL. IX Author: H. J. VAN CLEAVE... ...blic Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18, VOL. IX Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18, VOL. IX Author: H. J. VAN CLEAVE La... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...... ...ation of the taxonomy of the group. Species described by some of the early explorers have become the objects of much conjecture on the part of present...

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List of polar explorers

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Reports : Volume 8

By: Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918)

...K. HARRING Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18 Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDIT... ...n World Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18 Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18 Author: H. K. HARRING Language: E... ... World Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18 Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18 Author: H. K. HARRING Language: Engl... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...... ...s, vol. 116, pp. 1207-1208. Richard, J. 1898. Sur la faune des eaux douces explorers en 1898 pendant la campagne du yacht "Princesse Alice." (Lofoten,...

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List of maritime explorers

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...This is a list of notable maritime explorers throughout the history of Humanity. ... ...This is a list of notable maritime explorers throughout the history of Humanity. Contents... ...This is a list of notable maritime explorers throughout the history of Humanity. Contents ... ... Contents Purpose of the list 1 Definition 2 ... ... Contents Purpose of the list 1 Definition 2 ... ... Notability criteria 4 Ocean explorers 5 See also 6 ... ... References and notes 7 Purpose of the list The purpose of the list is to enable the rea... ... References and notes 7 Purpose of the list The purpose of the list is to enable the reader... ...e the reader to navigate between WorldHeritage entries of diverse maritime explorers from a central encyclopedic point of reference. ...

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Reports : Volume 7, Part A

By: Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918)

... J. RATHBURN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION Au... ... Collection World Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION Author: MARY J. RATHBURN Language: Engl... ...llection World Public Library.org ARCTIC EXPEDITION Title: REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION Author: MARY J. RATHBURN Language: English... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...... ...d Records of Decapod Crustaceans collected by other Canadian Expeditions and Explorers. 1 By MARY .1. RATIIIUN. The material from which this list \v;i...

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British Arctic Expedition

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...HMS Alert in pack ice during the Arctic Expedition of 1876 The Brit... ...HMS Alert in pack ice during the Arctic Expedition of 1876 The British ... ...HMS Alert in pack ice during the Arctic Expedition of 1876 The British Arctic Expedition ... ...rctic Expedition of 1875-1876, led by Sir George Strong Nares, was sent by the British Admiralty to attempt to reach the North Pole via Smith Sound. T... ...nry Frederick Stephenson), sailed from Portsmouth on 29 May 1875. Although the expedition failed to reach the North Pole, the coasts of Greenland and ... ...y 1875. Although the expedition failed to reach the North Pole, the coasts of Greenland and Ellesmere Island were extensively explored and large amoun... ...Greenland and Ellesmere Island were extensively explored and large amounts of scientific data were collected. On this expedition, ... ...emming, Clare. "Collection of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition 1881-1884". Explorers Club. p. 3. Retrieved 27 February 2010.  ... ...emming, Clare. "Collection of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition 1881-1884". Explorers Club. p. 3. Retrieved 27 February 2010.  ...

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Explorers and Travellers

By: Greely, Adolphus Washington, 1844-1935

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: EXPLORERS AND TRAVELLERS Author: A. W. GREELY Language: English Subject:... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...ducators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and r... ...... ... -7 M -1 00 > o S PREFACE The compiler of a series of sketches of Ameri- can Explorers and Travellers experiences at the very outset a serious embarra...

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McClintock Arctic Expedition

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... The McClintock Arctic Expedition of 1857 was a British effort to locate the last remains of th... ... The McClintock Arctic Expedition of 1857 was a British effort to locate the last remains of the lost Franklin Arctic Expedition. Led ... ... Expedition of 1857 was a British effort to locate the last remains of the lost Franklin Arctic Expedition. Led by captain Francis Leopold McClintock ... ...of the lost Franklin Arctic Expedition. Led by captain Francis Leopold McClintock aboard the steam yacht Fox, the expedition spent two years in the re... ...eam yacht Fox, the expedition spent two years in the region and ultimately returned with the only written message from the doomed expedition. McClinto... ... the doomed expedition. McClintock and crew were awarded the Arctic medal in recognition of their achievements. ... ... 4 The second winter 5 Traces of Franklin 6 Final communicat... ...ious birds. Meetings and barter with Inuit, emboldened by previous contact with European explorers, occurred throughout the summer. However, no inform... ...nformation regarding Franklin was obtained, although they had some recollection of other explorers, including John Rae. By August,...

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Explorers and Travellers

By: Greely, Adolphus Washington, 1844-1935

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: EXPLORERS AND TRAVELLERS Author: A. W. GREELY Language: English Subject:... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...ducators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and r... ...... ...ESS. By W. O. Stoddard INVENTORS. By P. G. Hubert, Jr. MEN OF ACHIEVEMENT EXPLORERS AND TRAVELLERS BY GENERAL A. W. GREELY. U.S.A. 50LD MEDALLIST O...

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List of Arctic expeditions

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...This list of Arctic expeditions is a timeline of historic expeditions in, and explorers of, the Arctic . Pre-expedit... ...ist of Arctic expeditions is a timeline of historic expeditions in, and explorers of, the Arctic . Pre-expedition Inuit, Greek, and Viking voya... ...expeditions is a timeline of historic expeditions in, and explorers of, the Arctic . Pre-expedition Inuit, Greek, and Viking voyages in the far... ...itions is a timeline of historic expeditions in, and explorers of, the Arctic . Pre-expedition Inuit, Greek, and Viking voyages in the far nort... ...Greenland / Novaya Zemlya ) 1400s 1496 Russian G. Istoma venturing out of the White Sea explores Murman Coast and coast of northern Norway, also... ...enland / Novaya Zemlya ) 1400s 1496 Russian G. Istoma venturing out of the White Sea explores Murman Coast and coast of northern Norway, also we... ...a explores Murman Coast and coast of northern Norway, also western coast of Novaya Zemlya 1497 Russians D. Zaytsev and D. Ralev venturing out of the... ...st of Novaya Zemlya 1497 Russians D. Zaytsev and D. Ralev venturing out of the White Sea follow route of G. Istoma 1500s 1553 English expedition pi...

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Explorers and Travellers

By: Greely, Adolphus Washington, 1844-1935

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: EXPLORERS AND TRAVELLERS Author: A. W. GREELY Language: English Subject: F... ...... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...erve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well a... ...cators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and res... ...... ...ANY NEW YORK ' PREFACE THE compiler of a series of sketches of Ameri- can Explorers and Travellers experiences at the very outset a serious embarrass...

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List of explorers

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...The following is a list of explorers. Co... ...merican 20th the Moon Pêro de Alenquer ... ... 20th first to fly to the Moon Charles John Anders... ...merican 20th the Moon (first man on the moon) ... ... 15th Kingdom of Mutapa Giosafat Barbaro ... ... Arctic Benjamin of Tudela Navarrese ... ... early 17th East Coast of the United States Juan Fr... ... List of lost expeditions List of female explorers and travelers List of maritime explorers... ... List of maritime explorers List of Russian explorers Maritime timeline ...

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A Book of Famous Explorers

By: Sparks, Edwin Erle, 1860-1924

...OOK OF FAMOUS by EDWIN ERLE SPARKS THE .YOUNG FOLKS -LIBRARY SELECTIONS* FROM • THE CHOICEST • LITERATURE OF... ... THE .YOUNG FOLKS -LIBRARY SELECTIONS* FROM • THE CHOICEST • LITERATURE OF • ALL • LANDS THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EDITORIAL BOARD. H... ... HUGHES MADAME TH: BENTZON VON KOCH CHARLES WELSH. Managing Editor A LIBRARY OF CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM THE BEST BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, INCLUDING FAIR... ... VON KOCH CHARLES WELSH. Managing Editor A LIBRARY OF CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM THE BEST BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, INCLUDING FAIRY TALES, LEGENDS, BALLADS ... ...YOUNG PEOPLE, INCLUDING FAIRY TALES, LEGENDS, BALLADS AND FOLK LORE, WONDERS OF EARTH, SEA AND SKY, ANIMAL STORIES, ADVENTURES, BRAVE DEEDS, FICTION, ... ...s. HENRY VAN DYKE, D.D., LL.D., Clergyman, author, educator, Princeton, N.J. The HON. JOHN D. LONG, Secretary of the Navy, Hingham, Mass. ERNEST SETON... ... a Sledge Journey in the Far North The Young Folks' Library A-BOOKOF FAMOUS EXPLORERS WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EDWIN ERLE SPARKS ILLUSTRATED i^'-'?Q V... ...rations in Gaul 38 From His Commentaries on the Gallic and Ciyil Wars. Norse Explorers 47 By Hauk Erlendsson. Marco Polo in the East 58 By Himself. Th... ...jnece See Page 356 "And Showed Them the Fruit oe the Land" Face Page 2 Norse Explorers 48 A River Scene in China 62 Sir Francis Drake Receiving an Eas...

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Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station

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...The Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station (FMARS) is the first of two simulated Mars habitats (or Mars Analog Research Statio... ...The Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station (FMARS) is the first of two simulated Mars habitats (or Mars Analog Research Stations ) estab... ...abitats (or Mars Analog Research Stations ) established and maintained by the Mars Society . Background The station is located on Devon Island,... ...analog environment and polar desert, approximately 165 km /> north east of the hamlet of Resolute, Nunavut diameter crater formed approximately 3... ...log environment and polar desert, approximately 165 km /> north east of the hamlet of Resolute, Nunavut diameter crater formed approximately 39 m... ...ndation, the Foundation for the International Non-governmental Development of Space (FINDS) and the Discovery Channel (which purchased exclusive Eng... ...nbsp;km. The crew's efforts included a number of firsts for simulated Mars explorers in a Mars analog environment, including the testing of new techno... ...ducted in‐sim for the first time ever, supporting the idea that human Mars explorers could launch, operate and recover a UAV while encumbered by a spa... ...e, and core . The second geophysical project tested how effectively human explorers in space suits could deploy low frequency electromagnetic survey ...

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The white World; life and adventures within the arctic circle portrayed by famous living explorers

By: Kersting, Rudolf, 1856, Editor

...Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; At head of title: Issued under the auspices of The Arctic Club.; Issued under the auspices of the Arctic club.; Contains Eskimo music...

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John Ross (Arctic explorer)

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...hn Ross, CB, (24 June 1777 – 30 August 1856) was a British naval officer and Arctic explorer . Ross was the son of the Rev Andrew Ross of Balsarroc... ...– 30 August 1856) was a British naval officer and Arctic explorer . Ross was the son of the Rev Andrew Ross of Balsarroch, minister of Inch, near ... ...ust 1856) was a British naval officer and Arctic explorer . Ross was the son of the Rev Andrew Ross of Balsarroch, minister of Inch, near Stranra... ...lsarroch, minister of Inch, near Stranraer, and Elizabeth Corsane, daughter of Robert Corsane, the Provost of Dumfries. In 1786, aged only nine, ... ... of Inch, near Stranraer, and Elizabeth Corsane, daughter of Robert Corsane, the Provost of Dumfries. In 1786, aged only nine, he joined the Roya... ...786, aged only nine, he joined the Royal Navy as an apprentice. He served in the Mediterranean until 1789 and then in the English Channel . In 18... ... until 1789 and then in the English Channel . In 1808, he acted as a captain of the Swedish Navy and in 1812 became a Commander . Sir John was ... ... . Sir John was the uncle of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, who explored the Arctic with him, and later led expeditions to the south pole. Arctic e... ...renown that he had long sought." In comparison with other contemporary arctic explorers, this was a feat of heroic proportions, and was probably due ...

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Famous Voyagers and Explorers

By: Bolton, Sarah Knowles, Mrs., 1841-1916

...S BOLTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND EXPLORERS Title: FAMOUS VOYAGERS AND EXPLORERS Author: SARAH KNOWLES... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...ducators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and r... ...... ...Y. CROWELL CO. PUBLISHERS PREFACE. IN this volume, for the most part, those explorers have been chosen whose labors have been connected with North Am...

...r Walter Raleigh.--Sir John Franklin, Dr. Kane, C. F. Hall, and others.--David Livingstone.--Matthew Calbraith Perry.--General A. W. Greely and other arctic explorers...

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S. A. Andrée's Arctic Balloon Expedition of 1897

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...S. A. Andrée and Knut Frænkel with the crashed balloon on the pack ice, photographed by the third expedition m... ...he pack ice, photographed by the third expedition member, Nils Strindberg. The exposed film for this photograph and others from the failed 1897 expedi... ... S. A. Andrée's Arctic balloon expedition of 1897 was an effort to reach the North Pole in which all three expedition... ... S. A. Andrée's Arctic balloon expedition of 1897 was an effort to reach the North Pole in which all three expedition members perished. S. A.&n... ...ce for the North Pole. Andrée ignored many early signs of the dangers associated with his balloon plan. Being able to steer the ba... ...loon to some extent was essential for a safe journey, and there was plenty of evidence that the drag-rope steering technique he had invented was ineff... ...lost hydrogen quickly and crashed on the pack ice after only two days. The explorers were unhurt but faced a grueling trek back south across the drift... ... the interest with a wide range of predictions, from certain death for the explorers[11] to a safe and comfortable "guidance" of the balloon (upgraded... ... The Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet illustrates the three explorers' festive send-off from Stockholm in the spring of 1896. ...

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Famous Voyagers and Explorers

By: Bolton, Sarah Knowles, Mrs., 1841-1916

...S BOLTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND EXPLORERS Title: FAMOUS VOYAGERS AND EXPLORERS Author: SARAH KNOWLES... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...ducators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and r... ...... ...ND, I DEDICATE THIS BOOK. PREFACE. IN this volume, for the most part, those explorers have been chosen whose labors have been connected with North Am...

...r Walter Raleigh.--Sir John Franklin, Dr. Kane, C. F. Hall, and others.--David Livingstone.--Matthew Calbraith Perry.--General A. W. Greely and other arctic explorers...

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Aleksandr Dralkin

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... was a Soviet oceanologist, geographer and polar explorer. He was a leader of the Fourth Soviet Antarctic Expedition and the Seventh Soviet Antarctic ... ...s a Soviet oceanologist, geographer and polar explorer. He was a leader of the Fourth Soviet Antarctic Expedition and the Seventh Soviet Antarctic Exp... ... Expedition and the Seventh Soviet Antarctic Expedition. He also worked on the North Pole-4 drifting ice station (1954–1957) in the Arctic Ocean. ... ...He also worked on the North Pole-4 drifting ice station (1954–1957) in the Arctic Ocean. References ... ... 1911 births Russian and Soviet polar explorers Russian explorers Exp... ...rs Russian explorers Explorers of the Arctic Possibly living people ... ... Russian explorers Explorers of the Arctic Possibly living people ... ... Russian explorers Explorers of the Arctic Possibly living people A...

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Famous Voyagers and Explorers

By: Bolton, Sarah Knowles, Mrs., 1841-1916

...ature Collection World Public Library.org Title: FAMOUS VOYAGERS AND EXPLORERS Author: SARAH KNOWLES BOLTON Language: English Subject: Fictio... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...ducators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and r... ...... ...ND, I Dedicate this Book. PREFACE. In this volume, for the most part, those explorers have been, chosen whose labors have been connected with North A...

...r Walter Raleigh.--Sir John Franklin, Dr. Kane, C. F. Hall, and others.--David Livingstone.--Matthew Calbraith Perry.--General A. W. Greely and other arctic explorers...

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Torry Larsen

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...Torry Larsen (born 11 April 1971 in Ålesund) is a Norwegian adventurer and Arctic explorer. In 1992 he met fellow adventurer-to-be... ... In 1992 he met fellow adventurer-to-be Rune Gjeldnes, also of Møre og Romsdal. Both Gjeldnes and Larsen served in the Norwegian Naval ... ...Rune Gjeldnes, also of Møre og Romsdal. Both Gjeldnes and Larsen served in the Norwegian Naval Special Operations Command. Togethe... ...500 km in 79 days—unsupported by helicopters. In 2000, they completed the "Arctic Ocean 2000" expedition—a 109-day, 2,100 kilometer trip that sta... ...bsp;km in 79 days—unsupported by helicopters. In 2000, they completed the "Arctic Ocean 2000" expedition—a 109-day, 2,100 kilometer trip that started ... ...pedition—a 109-day, 2,100 kilometer trip that started in Siberia, crossing the North Pole and reaching Canada. They became the first to cross the Arct... ...births Living people Norwegian explorers Royal Norwegian Navy personnel ... ... Royal Norwegian Navy personnel Explorers of the Arctic People from Ålesund ... ... Royal Norwegian Navy personnel Explorers of the Arctic People from Ålesund ...

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Explorers and Travellers

By: Greely, Adolphus Washington, 1844-1935

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: EXPLORERS AND TRAVELLERS Author: A. W. GREELY Language: English Subject:... ...... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...ducators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and r... ...... ...SS. By W. O. STODDARO. INVENTORS. By P. G. HUBERT, Jr. MEN OF ACHIEVEMENT EXPLORERS AND TRAVELLERS BY GENERAL A. W. GREHLY. U.S.A. SOLD MEDALLIST O...

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Stockport Islands

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Naval Arctic operations handbook

By: United States. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Arctic and Cold Weather Coordinating Committee

... 'M:> OU ARCTIC OPERATIONS HANDBOOK PART I. GENERAt INFORMATION DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY NAVAL ARCTIC OPERATIONS HANDBOOK W. M. Dunkle ms V 1^ PART I... ...:> OU ARCTIC OPERATIONS HANDBOOK PART I. GENERAt INFORMATION DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY NAVAL ARCTIC OPERATIONS HANDBOOK W. M. Dunkle ms V 1^ PART I. G... ...IONS HANDBOOK W. M. Dunkle ms V 1^ PART I. GENERAL INFORMATION Prepared by the Arctic and Cold Weather Coordinating Cownwnittee of the Office of the C... ...FORMATION Prepared by the Arctic and Cold Weather Coordinating Cownwnittee of the Office of the Chief ofNaval Operations (Revised 1950) DEPARTMENT OF ... ...of the Office of the Chief ofNaval Operations (Revised 1950) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY * * * * 1949 W. M. Duftkie GENERAL NOTE Naval Arctic Operations... ...Arctic Operations Handbook is published for the infor- mation and guidance of all concerned. It is presented in two volumes, Part I being a compilatio... ...nual is from notes derived from arctic literature—reports and books of the explorers and polar scientists, operation plans and reports, manuals, hydro... ... SALINITY Much of the knowledge of temperatures and salinity come from the explorers and the men who made the famous drifts across the polar basin. Fr... ...ne 1925 the Canadian Parliament passed a law providing that scientists and explorers wishing to work in the Northwest Territories must have 9 Canadian...

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Batty Bay

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