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Modern Arctic exploration

Gunnar Seidenfaden

Modern Arctic exploration

by Gunnar Seidenfaden

  • 331 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions,
  • Greenland
    • Subjects:
    • Scientific expeditions,
    • Arctic regions,
    • Greenland -- Discovery and exploration

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gunnar Seidenfaden, with a preface by Peter Freuchen; translated from the Danish by Naomi Walford.
      ContributionsWalford, Naomi, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG587 .S42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p.
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6404284M
      LC Control Number40014899
      OCLC/WorldCa1037156

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      This is widely regarded as being the best Antarctic book ever written, and by some - the best travel book ever written. Never out of print since first published in 'Cherry' was the 2nd youngest and one of the bravest on Captain Scott's famously fatal expedition of to be the first to reach the South Pole. A Survey of Recent Books on Arctic Exploration by Colleen Mondor. I first became fascinated by Polar literature when I took a class in grad school about Arctic explorers. Part of the coursework included reading books by and about the explorers, particularly those who went North in the mid to latter part of the 19th century. I grew up in Florida.

      He is the author of many books including Ice: Nature and Culture ( Reaktion) and served as a specialist adviser to two parliamentary committee examining the Arctic (the House of Lords in the House of Commons ). He also serves as the UK representative on the International Arctic Science Committee’s Social and Human Working Group.   I've never read a book about European Arctic exploration, but I plan to read more in the future and those books will help me evaluate this one with more clarity. I say that because I feel that this book was written for people already familiar with the NW Passage or at least with the geography of the Arctic Sea and Northern Canada.4/5.


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