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Dangerous passage : issues in the Arctic

Author: Gerard I Kenney
Publisher: Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the five hundred or so years that man searched for an elusive sea passage from Europe to Asia through the North American land mass, dozens of ships were lost and hundreds of mariners died. Eventually, a sea route stretching through the waters of the archipelago and along Canada's mainland Arctic coast was pieced together. But could ships navigate the Northwest Passage to the extent that it could be used as an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kenney, Gerard I., 1931-
Dangerous passage.
Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, 2006
(DLC) 2006445428
(OCoLC)64670448
Named Person: Roald Amundsen; Henry A Larsen; Roald Amundsen; Henry A (Henry Asbjorn) Larsen
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard I Kenney
ISBN: 9781554881406 1554881404 9781459711204 1459711203
OCLC Number: 285161994
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 211 pages : .) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Responsibility: Gerard Kenney.

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The story of the opening up of the Northwest Passage and the ensuing potential risks to the Arctic environment and Canadian sovereignty are explored.  Read more...

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