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Exploring the polar regions

Author: Harry S Anderson; Facts on File, Inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, ©2005.
Series: Discovery & exploration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Begins with the three expeditions of John Franklin, England's most honored and respected Arctic explorer, and covers exploration and discovery of the Arctic and Antarctic regions through the present.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry S Anderson; Facts on File, Inc.
ISBN: 081605259X 9780816052592
OCLC Number: 53356319
Description: xii, 164 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: An expedition vanishes--The Polar Regions, A Northwest passage: The search begins--The Search for John Franklin: The passage found--Approaches from the East--The Race to the North Pole--Exploring Antarctica--The Arctic after Peary--Antarctica after Amundsen--The Evolution of Polar exploration.
Series Title: Discovery & exploration.
Responsibility: Harry S. Anderson.

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Covers each polar region's terrain, temperature, flora and fauna, and human habitation; the search for the Northwest passage and the lesser-known Northeast passage; the discovery of Antarctica; the  Read more...

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