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The polar regions

Author: John Richardson, Sir; Adam and Charles Black (Firm),; R. & R. Clark (Firm),
Publisher: Edinburgh : Adam and Charles Black, 1861
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Progress of discovery in Arctic from 52 B.C. to Franklin search expeditions ending 1859. Arranged chronologically and by region. Includes chapters on Svalbard, polar currents, ice, winds, temperature, vegetation, zoology, geology, and native people. Progress of discovery in Antarctic is briefly described.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865.
Polar regions.
Edinburgh, A. and C. Black, 1861
(OCoLC)578878261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Richardson, Sir; Adam and Charles Black (Firm),; R. & R. Clark (Firm),
OCLC Number: 2666406
Notes: "The present work is founded on an article written for the last edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica under the same title."--Preface.
Description: ix, [3], 400 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : fold. map ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Sir John Richardson, L.L.D., F.R.S. Lond.; Hon. F.R.S. Edin, etc. etc.

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Progress of discovery in Arctic from 52 B.C. to Franklin search expeditions ending 1859. Arranged chronologically and by region. Includes chapters on Svalbard, polar currents, ice, winds, temperature, vegetation, zoology, geology, and native people. Progress of discovery in Antarctic is briefly described.

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