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Journey to the Arctic : the true story of the disastrous 1871 mission to the North Pole

Author: George E Tyson; E Vale Blake; Peter Stark
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An astonishing tale of being stranded in the Arctic Ice."While floating down on the ice-floe, in the midst of dirt and darkness, hungry and cold ... I wondered at myself that I could have learned, in a few short months, to have eaten such things, and submitted to such practices, as but few civilized persons have ever been called to endure."In June of 1871, navigator George E. Tyson and the Polaris sailed forth from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Arctic experiences.
Journey to the Arctic
(OCoLC)816030278
Named Person: George E Tyson; George E Tyson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George E Tyson; E Vale Blake; Peter Stark
ISBN: 9781626364806 162636480X
OCLC Number: 867770850
Notes: Originally published in 1874 as: Arctic experiences : containing Capt. George E. Tyson's wonderful drift on the ice-floe, a history of the Polaris expedition, the cruise of the Tigress, and rescue of the Polaris survivors.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (486 pages) : illustrations, map
Other Titles: Arctic experiences
Responsibility: edited by E. Vale Blake ; introduction by Peter Stark.

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