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  • Greenland and the Arctic

    Greenland and the Arctic
    av Etain O'Carroll, Mark Elliott

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781740590952

    Kayak past towering icebergs, dog-sled frozen tundra to picture-postcard villages, marvel at the midnight sun or dancing northern lights - Greenland and the Arctic are the perfect backdrop to an unforgettable experience. Whether you crave quiet soli…

  • The Great White South

    The Great White South
    av Herbert G. Ponting, Roland Huntford

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815411611

    Photographer Ponting joined Robert Scott's expedition to the South Pole in 1910. His remarkable book not only tells of the life among Scott's crew on board and at camp, but also provides numerous photos depicting the Antarctic landscape. Ponting als…

  • Alone

    Alone
    av Richard E. Byrd

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634632

    When Admiral Richard E. Byrd set out on his second Antarctic expedition in 1934, he was already an international hero for having piloted the first flights over the North and South Poles. His plan for this latest adventure was to spend six months alo…

  • The Company of Adventurers

    The Company of Adventurers

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803263505

    The Hudson's Bay Company had been operating for nearly two centuries when young Isaac Cowie joined it in 1867. He sailed from the Shetland Islands to Rupert's Land, finally reaching York Factory, where he awaited his assignment. Company of Adventure…

  • South: The Endurance Expedition -- The Breathtaking First-Hand Account of One of the Most Astounding Antarctic Adventures of

    South: The Endurance Expedition -- The Breathtaking First-Hand Account of One of the Most Astounding Antarctic Adventures of
    av Ernest Shackleton

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780451198808

    In 1914, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the continent of Antarctica. Their initial optimism is short-lived, however, as the ice field slowly thickens, encasing the ship Endurance in a d…

  • South: The Last Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance

    South: The Last Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance
    av Ernest Henry Shackleton, Tim Cahill

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558217836

    Subtitled The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition in the Antartic, this first-person account of the Endurance crew's famed odyssey across the frozen Antartic is one of the most amazing adventure stories ever. It is a story that resonates to this d…

  • The Endurance

    The Endurance
    av Meredith Hooper

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789207043

    Intrigued by the mysterious, vast continent at the bottom of the world, Sir Ernest Shackleton fearlessly led 27 men to explore Antarctica - but on their way to its shore, their ship Endurance was crushed by the relentless ice! The shipwrecked team b…

  • Unravelling the Franklin Mystery

    Unravelling the Franklin Mystery
    av David C. Woodman

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773509368

    This is a reconstruction of the tragic events surrounding the mysterious disappearance in 1845 of two British exploration vessels, under the command of Sir John Franklin, in their bid for the discovery of the Northwest Passage. The study emphasizes…

  • Scott, Shackleton, and Amundsen

    Scott, Shackleton, and Amundsen
    av David Thomson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560254225

    The grim story of five men who died while returning from an expedition to the South Pole is told through the diary entries of the last survivor of the group, Robert Falcon Scott, in an epic account of the fierce competition to reach the South Pole.…

  • Antarctic Peninsula & Tierra del Fuego: 100 years of Swedish-Argentine scientific cooperation at the end of the world

    Antarctic Peninsula & Tierra del Fuego: 100 years of Swedish-Argentine scientific cooperation at the end of the world

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415413794

    This symposium, held in Argentina in March 2003, commemorates Otto Nordenskjoeld's 1901 expedition, and pays tribute to the Swedish and Argentinian explorers who took on the challenge of early fieldwork in Patagonia and Antarctica. This theme is ext…

  • Diplomacy on Ice

    Diplomacy on Ice

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300205169

    A new focus on international diplomacy and cooperation as the race for polar resources escalates As the race for resources in distant parts of the planet gathers momentum, the Arctic and Antarctic have taken on a more prominent role in international…

  • The Voyage of the "Discovery"

    The Voyage of the "Discovery"
    av R.F. Scott

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815410799

    Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, who died near the South Pole in 1912, initially won his fame with a remarkable trip to Antarctica in 1901, aboard the Discovery. During this journey, Scott became the first man to see the South Polar ice cap a…

  • Across the Arctic Ocean

    Across the Arctic Ocean
    av Wally Herbert

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500252147

    On 21 February 1968, Wally Herbert and his team of three companions and forty huskies set out from Point Barrow, Alaska, embarking on a journey that no one had ever attempted. Sixteen hard months later they finally set foot once more on solid land,…

  • Antarctica

    Antarctica

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608760145

    Antarctica is the planet's fifth largest continent. It contains the Earth's largest (of two) remaining ice sheets and is considered to be one of the most important scientific laboratories on Earth. Changes in the area and volume of the two polar ice…

  • Science into Policy

    Science into Policy
    av Paul Arthur Berkman

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780120915606

    Science into Policy: Global Lessons from Antarctica reveals a unique model for integrating Earth system science with environmental and resource policies to balance economic, governmental, and societal interests. Since the International Geophysical Y…

  • Shackleton's Boat Journey

    Shackleton's Boat Journey
    av Frank Arthur Worsley

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393318647

    Frank A. Worsley was the captain of the H.M.S. Endurance, the ship used by the legendary explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton in his 1914-16 expedition to the Antarctic. On its way to the Antarctic continent the Endurance became trapped and then crushed b…

  • Who Reached the South Pole First?

    Who Reached the South Pole First?
    av Sheila Griffin Llanas

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781429633444

  • Can You Survive Antarctica?: An Interactive Survival Adventure

    Can You Survive Antarctica?: An Interactive Survival Adventure
    av Rachael Hanel

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781429665896

    You are surrounded by the vast, unforgiving landscape of the coldest place on Earth: Antarctica. Even during the summer months, bone chilling cold, raging blizzards, and treacherous ice threatens human survival. Will you, Join the race to be the fir…

  • The Ice

    The Ice
    av Stephen J. Pyne

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295976785

    "The Ice is a compilation of more about ice than you knew you wanted to know, yet sheer compelling significance holds attention page by page. . . . Pyne conveys a view of Antarctica that interweaves physical science with humanistic inquiry and perce…

  • Across Arctic America

    Across Arctic America
    av Knud Rasmussen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912006949

    Between 1921 and 1924, Knud Rasmussen led a small band of colleagues in a journey of investigation across the top of North America. The full scientific report of that 20,000-mile trek by dog sled from Greenland to Siberia, known to history as the Fi…

  • The Endurance

    The Endurance
    av Caroline Alexander

    CD-bok - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565114180

    In August 1914, renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. They came wit…

  • Franz Boas among the Inuit of Baffin Island, 1883-1884

    Franz Boas among the Inuit of Baffin Island, 1883-1884
    av Franz Boas

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802041500

    In the summer of 1883, Franz Boas, widely regarded as one of the fathers of Inuit anthropology, sailed from Germany to Baffin Island to spend a year among the Inuit of Cumberland Sound. This was his introduction to the Arctic and to anthropological…

  • My Arctic Journal

    My Arctic Journal
    av Josephine Peary

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815411987

    Wife of self-proclaimed North Pole discoverer Robert Edwin Peary, Josephine Peary was the first woman apart from the Inuit to take part in an Arctic expedition. My Arctic Journal, unavailable for nearly a century, is Peary's memoir of the time she s…

  • Beyond Mile Zero

    Beyond Mile Zero
    av Lily Gontard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781550177978

    In 1942, the west coast of North America was under threat after the attack on Pearl Harbor, prompting the US government to build a military road from Dawson Creek, BC, to Delta Junction, AK. Renowned as a driving challenge and for its remote scenic…

  • Voyage To The End Of T/World

    Voyage To The End Of T/World
    av D Burke

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870817717

    Describes Burke's attempt, in a Russian icebreaker, to sail farther south than any previous voyage; interspersed with words of early explorers and contemporary and historical photographs.

  • Admiral Richard Byrd

    Admiral Richard Byrd
    av Paul Rink

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780760354353

    Experience the incredible story of Richard Byrd as he survives for six months in -60F temperatures in his bid to explore The South Pole in Admiral Richard Byrd. Also known as the aviator that flew over The North Pole, Richard Byrd'sexploits of explo…

  • James Fitzjames

    James Fitzjames
    av William Battersby

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554887811

    James Fitzjames was a hero of the early nineteenth-century Royal Navy. A charismatic man with a wicked sense of humour, he pursued his naval career with wily determination. When he joined the Franklin Expedition at the age of 32 he thought he would…

  • South

    South
    av Ernest Henry, Sir Shackleton, Fergus Fleming, Frank Hurley

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437797

    As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crus…

  • Ice

    Ice
    av Charles F Passel

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780896723474

    I will never speak lightly of an Antarctic winter night again--I have been through one . . . . In 1939, Admiral Richard E. Byrd led his last expedition to the Ross Ice Shelf on the continent of Antarctica. A 25-year-old geologist named Charles Passe…

  • Unravelling the Franklin Mystery

    Unravelling the Franklin Mystery
    av David C. Woodman

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773508330

    Woodman maintains that fewer than ten bodies were found at Starvation Cove and that the last survivors left the cove in 1851, three years after the standard account assumes them to be dead. Woodman also disputes the conclusion of Owen Beattie and Jo…

  • The Worst Journey in the World

    The Worst Journey in the World
    av Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486477329

  • Footsteps on the Ice

    Footsteps on the Ice

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826217417

    In 1933, Antarctica was essentially unexplored. Admiral Richard Byrd launched his Second Expedition to chart the southernmost continent, primarily relying on the muscle power of dog teams and their drivers who skied or ran beside the loaded sledges…

  • Shackleton of the Antarctic

    Shackleton of the Antarctic
    av T. H. Baughman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803219441

    Twenty-eight men stood on a desolate Antarctic ice floe one thousand miles from the nearest human contact. In a few months the ice would melt. To survive they would have to be safely on land before that happened-if they did not starve first. The odd…

  • Antarctica

    Antarctica
    av Jaswant Singh

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611228151

    Antarctica is a magnificent display of interaction between air and the various phases of water in a pristine environment. This interaction has led to the formation of many unique features over the Antarctic continent. Antarctica is now emerging as a…

  • Here Is Antarctica

    Here Is Antarctica
    av Madeleine Dunphy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780977753970

    Penguins, whales, seals, fish, and many other animals are all part of the food web of Antarctica. Environmentalist author Madeleine Dunphy uses a cumulative approach, combining lyrical verse with repetition, to reveal the interdependency of life in…

  • Here Is Antarctica

    Here Is Antarctica
    av Madeleine Dunphy

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780977753949

    Penguins, whales, seals, fish, and many other animals are all part of Antarctica's food web. In this striking picture book, Madeleine Dunphy uses a cumulative approach, combining lyrical verse with repetition to reveal the region's interdependency o…

  • The Worst Journey in the World

    The Worst Journey in the World
    av Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Paul Theroux, Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592282128

    The story of Scott's last expedition to the Antarctic, from its departure from England in 1910 to its arrival in New Zealand in 1913; it is one of the most famous and tragic in the annals of exploration. Driven by an obsession for scientific knowled…

  • Northwest Passage

    Northwest Passage
    av Stan Rogers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554981533

    For hundreds of years explorers attempted to find the Northwest Passage - a route through the islands of Canada's north to the Pacific Ocean and Asia. Others attempted to find a land route. Many hundreds of men perished in the attempt until finally,…

  • The Arctic Prairies

    The Arctic Prairies
    av Ernest Thompson Seton

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596055339

  • From Barrow to Boothia

    From Barrow to Boothia
    av William Barr

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773522534

    Over a three-year period from 1837 to 1939, operating from a base-camp at Fort Confidence on Great Bear Lake, the expedition achieved its goal. Despite serious problems with sea ice, Dease and Simpson, in some of the longest small-boat voyages in th…

  • Cold Comfort

    Cold Comfort
    av Graham W. Rowley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773530058

    Rowley documents an era of arctic exploration of which little has been written and which is fast passing from living memory. He captures the traditional way of life in the North before the dramatic changes of the last half century. A member of the l…

  • Chilkoot

    Chilkoot
    av Allan Ingelson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781889963549

    A trail book unlike any other, "Chilkoot: An Adventure in Ecotourism" is a richly woven insight into the Chilkoot Trail and the region straddling the American-Canadian border in the Alaska and British Columbia panhandles of the Pacific Northwest. Th…

  • Antarctica

    Antarctica
    av Roger Kirkwood

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781921073366

    Antarctica is a beautiful place full of interesting wildlife, from birds like penguins and gulls to larger animals like seals and whales. It is also an important and delicate ecology that needs to be looked after.This book explores all of these aspe…

  • The Franz Josef Land Archipelago

    The Franz Josef Land Archipelago
    av E.B. Baldwin

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786417766

    Franz Josef Land is a forbidding place, isolated by geography and history. Lying above the Arctic Circle in the northernmost province of Russia, this remote series of islands was only discovered by Westerners in 1873, and remains little known today.…

  • Vanishing World

    Vanishing World

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810994645

    Published to coincide with the International Polar Year, Vanishing World is an unprecedented visual record of life in the Arctic. Five years in the making, this book is both a celebration of the wildlife that inhabits this harsh and unforgiving clim…

  • Arctic Artist

    Arctic Artist
    av Stuart Houston

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773511811

    Back's journal is particularly valuable because it is the only one that records the entire expedition; Franklin himself relied on it for his own published account of the journey. Both the journal and Back's earlier notes have been edited by Houston,…

  • Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

    Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
    av Alfred Lansing

    CD-bok - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433208188

    This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded. In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a contine…

  • Mapping Ultima Thule

    Mapping Ultima Thule

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631797648

    The book addresses the relationship between the literary representations of North Greenland and the Inughuit people in Knud Rasmussen's expedition accounts The New People and My Travel Diary and the historical process of Danish colonization of North…

  • Can You Survive Antarctica?

    Can You Survive Antarctica?
    av Rachael Hanel

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781429673457

    You are surrounded by the vast, unforgiving landscape of the coldest place on Earth Antarctica. Even during the summer months, bone chilling cold, raging blizzards, and treacherous ice threatens human survival. Will you, Join the race to be the firs…

  • Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Sir Ernest Shackleton
    av Linda Davis

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604134216

    Most explorers are famous for their successes and triumphs, but Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton never met his ultimate goal of crossing the Antarctic continent. Instead, he is best known for an expedition that took a horrible turn for the w…

  • The Race to the White Continent

    The Race to the White Continent
    av Alan Gurney

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393323214

    In the 1830s, the forbidding Antarctic region represented the ultimate mystery. The prospect of discovering a lucrative whaling ground made this uncharted and untapped region especially enticing. Three expeditions to the pole were launched simultane…