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Exploring polar frontiers : a historical encyclopedia

Author: William James Mills
Publisher: Santa Barbara (Calif.) : ABC Clio, ©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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Genre/Form: Encyclopédies
Biographies
Biographies Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William James Mills
ISBN: 1576074226 9781576074220
OCLC Number: 470501021
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 741-767. Index.
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Title 2004 2005 (United States)
Description: 2 v. (XLVI-X-795 p.) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-J --
v. 2. K-Z.
Responsibility: William James Mills ; with contributions by David Clammer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Jenny Mai Handford [et autres].
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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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