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On the exploration of the North Polar region

Sherard Osborn

On the exploration of the North Polar region

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Published by s.n. in [London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arctic regions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sherard Osborn.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 43340
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (17 fr.).
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18838880M
    ISBN 100665433409


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Discovery on the Arctic Shores, in the Years J. Murray London Baidukov G. Over the North Pole Harcourt, Brace and Company New York Bain A. Life and Exploration of Fridtjof Nansen Walter Scott, LTD.

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BockstoceAuthor: John R. Bockstoce. Explorer who claimed to be the first person to reach the North Pole, Robert Peary, wrote this book on his methods and practices for successful traveling through the Arctic. Sir John Franklin by A. (Augustus Henry) Beesly.

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Farthest North, Vol. I Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration Subject "Fram" Expedition () Subject: Nansen, Fridtjof, -- Travel -- Arctic regions Category: Text: EBook-No.