Polar Obsession

Author: Paul Nicklen
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426205112
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A naturalist photographer presents a volume of works depicting the endangered regions of Antarctica and the Arctic, documenting the negative impact of climate change on the lives and habitats of seals, whales and other regional wildlife.

Arctic Obsession

Author: Alexis S. Troubetzkoy
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1770707654
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The book also provides an overview of the entire Arctic region, from Canada, Russia, and Alaska to Greenland, Iceland, and the North Sea.

The Last Great Quest

Author: Max Jones
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191622338
Size: 77.47 MB
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ON 12 May 1876 Lieutenant Albert Markham planted the Union Flag farther north
than anyone had ever stood before. British interest in polar exploration had
diminished after the excesses of the search for Franklin, but, thanks in no small
measure to the efforts of Albert's cousin Clements, the Royal Navy had been
persuaded to send two ships to the Arctic in 1875, Alert and Discovery, under the
command of George Nares. Markham reached 83° 20' N when, blighted by
scurvy, his party ...

The Dundurn Arctic Culture And Sovereignty Library

Author: Michael Posluns
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459729560
Size: 27.86 MB
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Pike's Portage/Death Wins in the Arctic/Arctic Naturalist/Arctic Obsession/Arctic
Twilight/Arctic Front/Canoeing North Into the Unknown/Arctic Revolution/In the
Shadow of the Pole/Voices From the Odeyak Michael Posluns, Bruce W. Hodgins
, S.L. Osborne, Kerry Karram, Ken S. Coates, P. Whitney Lackenbauer, William R.
Morrion, Greg Poelzer, Anthony Dalton, Alexis S. Troubetzkoy, John David
Hamilton, Claudia Coutu Radmore Morten Asfeldt, Bob Henderson ...


Author: Todd McLeish
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295804696
Size: 15.48 MB
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Life in a Fishbowl: Confessions of an Aquarium Director. Vancouver, B.C.:
Douglas & McIntyre, 1994. Nicklen, Paul. “Arctic Ivory.” National Geographic,
August 2007, 110–29. ———. Polar Obsession. Washington, DC: National
Geographic, 2009. “Nunavut Territory Map.” Nunavut Tourism, 2007. Nweeia,
Martin T., et al. “Considerations of Anatomy, Morphology, Evolution and Function
for Narwhal Dentition.” In Smithsonian at the Poles: Contributions to International
Polar Year Science.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of The Modern World

Author: Peter N. Stearns
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Size: 11.53 MB
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Following Hall's success, Britain sent forth one final polar expedition in 1875,
under the command of George Strong Nares (1831- 1915). Nares set a new
record for penetrating farthest north, though his record was not much further than
Hall's, and his famous declaration that there was “no thoroughfare” marked the
end of British Arctic exploration. It was left for an American, Robert Edwin Peary (
1856- 1920), to take up the polar obsession, which held him in its grip from the
early 1890s ...

Book Of Arctic Exploration

Author: Peter Freuchen
Size: 12.82 MB
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Arctic. Obsession. DURING THE ten-year periods on each side of the century's
turn, the eyes of the public throughout the world were focused on the race for the
Arctic and Antarctic poles. The scientists might continue to say that the
geographical poles were no more than mathematical points in space, that their
attainment could add little or nothing to human knowledge. To the public,
however, the prospect of these heroic and intensely personal endeavors was
most exhilarating. During ...

Die Spiegelstadt

Author: Justin Cronin
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641202566
Size: 45.23 MB
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Die Zwölf – Wesen der Dunkelheit, Todfeinde der Menschen – sind vernichtet, ihre hundertjährige Schreckensherrschaft über die Welt ist vorüber.

The Kenyon Review

Author: John Crowe Ransom
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minor obsession : the fact that he is fascinated with his own name, fascinated with
a kind of schoolboy intensity at the odd prank of fate which relates him to all other
Greenes by the trick of nominal identity. Some readers will remember in the
Mexican travel book, The Lawless Roads, Greene's curiosity and delight when he
was told by the police chief in the capital of Tabasco: "You've come home. Why,
everybody in Villa- hermosa is called Greene — or Graham." They will recall his
keen ...