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Exploring polar frontiers : a historical encyclopedia

Author: William James Mills; et al
Publisher: Santa Barbara (Calif.) : ABC Clio, cop. 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the entire history of Arctic and Antarctic exploration, from the voyage of Pytheas ca. 325 B.C. to the present, in one convenient, comprehensive reference resource.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William James Mills; et al
ISBN: 1576074226 9781576074220
OCLC Number: 470501021
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 741-767. Index.
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Title 2004 2005 (United States)
Description: 2 vol. (XLVI-X-795 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm
Contents: Vol. 1, A-L ; Vol. 2, M-Z.
Responsibility: William James Mills ; with contributions by David Clammer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Jenny Mai Handford ... [et al.].
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"This is an impressive work which describes many little-known expeditions and aspects of polar exploration." - The Northern Mariner "Mills . . . has produced a masterful encyclopedia covering Arctic Read more...

 
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