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The Polar regions,

Author: John Richardson, Sir
Publisher: Edinburgh, A. and C. 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
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 pages, 1 leaf, 400 pages folded map 22 cm
Responsibility: by Sir John Richardson.

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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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