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Historical dictionary of the discovery and exploration of the Northwest Passage

Author: Alan Edwin Day
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Series: Historical dictionaries of discovery and exploration, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For over four centuries, explorers sought the elusive Northwest Passage, from the first attempt in the late 15th century to Roald Amundsen's famous voyage of 1903-1906, when the passage was finally found. Alan Day thoroughly documents and describes these voyages, as well as expeditions in the late 1940s by the Canadian Mounties to discover an even more northern route." "This compendium of explorers, navigators, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Dictionaries
History
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Day, Alan Edwin.
Historical dictionary of the discovery and exploration of the Northwest Passage.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
(OCoLC)645847699
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Edwin Day
ISBN: 0810854864 9780810854864
OCLC Number: 60557543
Description: lv, 417 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Editor's foreword / John Woronoff --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Maps --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The dictionary --
About the author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of discovery and exploration, no. 3.
Responsibility: Alan Day.
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This compendium of explorers, navigators, and expeditions tackles this broad topic with a convenient, but extensive cross-referenced dictionary. A chronology traces the long succession of treks to  Read more...

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