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Fighting the polar ice

Author: Anthony Fiala
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1907.
Series: The Geographical library
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrative of the Ziegler Polar Expedition, 1903-05, on which a thirty-five man party aboard the ship America proceeded to Rudolph Island, northernmost Franz Josef Land, where the ship was lost in the ice. Describes the party's efforts to reach the north pole over the ice using pony and dog sledges, wintering at Teplitz Bay and at Cape Flora on Northbrook Island and on Alger Island. Also contains details on  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fiala, Anthony, 1869-1950.
Fighting the polar ice.
London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1907
(OCoLC)627011045
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Fiala
OCLC Number: 17849229
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xxii, 296 pages, [67] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (1 folded) ; 27 cm.
Series Title: The Geographical library
Responsibility: by Anthony Fiala ; with an introduction by W.S. Champ, and reports by William J. Peters, Russell W. Porter and Oliver S. Fassig.

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Narrative of the Ziegler Polar Expedition, 1903-05, on which a thirty-five man party aboard the ship America proceeded to Rudolph Island, northernmost Franz Josef Land, where the ship was lost in the ice. Describes the party's efforts to reach the north pole over the ice using pony and dog sledges, wintering at Teplitz Bay and at Cape Flora on Northbrook Island and on Alger Island. Also contains details on organization, planning, personnel, equipment, food, clothing, ponies, dogs for expeditions in general, with detailed appendices. The introduction is by W. S. Champ and there are reports by William J. Peters, Russell W. Porter, Oliver S. Fassig.

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