Polar Regions
epub |eng | 2016-07-08 | Author:Potter, Russell A.;

Schwatka’s plan took advantage of the small size of his party, requiring only a modest amount of equipment beyond what could be obtained once they arrived; he planned to travel ...
( Category: World July 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-06-21 | Author:Jill Fredston [Fredston, Jill]

It is easy to be misled by the Beaufort Sea into assuming that few people have ever before stood on its shores. Harsh weather and incessant wind have shaped country ...
( Category: Specific Groups June 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-06-23 | Author:Michael Smith [Smith, Michael]

Crean was also a popular member of the party and Wright described him as ‘very good natured’. Debenham remembered that his ‘quips and brogue kept the mess-deck part of the ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers June 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-05-15 | Author:Brian Payton [Payton, Brian]

An extraordinary hush descends. No one speaks more than necessary. The crew seeks to relieve its mounting frustration through another day of blasting. This work endows the men with a ...
( Category: Arctic & Antarctica May 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-15 | Author:Mark Adams

* * * — If you were to take a map of the Pacific Ocean and trace a rough horseshoe-shaped line starting in New Zealand, jogging left through Indonesia, then ...
( Category: Travel Writing May 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-04-11 | Author:Robert Swan [Swan, Robert]

Icewalk Fifteen minutes of fame is short. The media glare shone brightly upon In the Footsteps of Scott, illuminated us for a brief moment, then winked out. But people remembered. ...
( Category: Polar Regions April 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-09 | Author:Sandra Neil Wallace

George W. De Long Journal JUNE 20TH, MONDAY At no time of the year is traveling worse than at present. In the winter or spring months it is, of course, ...
( Category: Polar Regions April 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-11-01 | Author:Gavin Francis [Gavin Francis]

My copy of The Worst Journey in the World is in two volumes, a reprint by Penguin that came out in 1937, some fifteen years after the first edition. ‘I ...
( Category: Travel Writing April 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-02-29 | Author:Mary Pope Osborne [Osborne, Mary Pope]

Priscilla Alden (dates unknown) Priscilla Mullins traveled on the Mayflower with her mother, father, brother, and a servant. Sadly, all of them died in the winter of 1621, and young ...
( Category: History March 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2008-04-13 | Author:Eve of the Emperor Penguin [Penguin, Eve of the Emperor]

They were both still for a moment, listening to the immense silence around them. “Okay,” said Annie. “The way I see it, if we don’t use the wand, we’ll be ...
( Category: Literature & Fiction March 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lonely Planet

SANAE IV SANAE IV (South African National Antarctic Expedition; www.sanap.ac.za) sits like a long red-and-white millipede atop a nunatak (mountain or large piece of rock sticking up through an ice ...
( Category: Polar Regions March 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-17 | Author:Paddy Dillon

This huddle of barrack-style huts called Old Camp forms the oldest part of Kangerlussuaq. American servicemen were housed here while building the airport and the rest of the settlement. The ...
( Category: Hiking & Camping March 17,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Richard Sale

Gulls are long-lived and take time to mature, the smaller gulls sometimes breeding in their second year, the larger ones not until they are four or five years old. Juveniles ...
( Category: Polar Regions March 14,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-14 | Author:Edward Struzik

Figure 6.2 Instead of shooting problem bears in Churchill, wildlife officers place the animals in a holding cell for two or three weeks or until the ice has formed on ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology March 14,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2016-01-31 | Author:Neil McAllister

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( Category: Winter Sports March 13,2018 )

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