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review THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers summary Æ 8 download Ó eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Á Fridtjof Nansen The stories of the first explorers of the Arctic and the North Pole have always been somewhat overshadowed by the famous and tragic race for the South Pole a decade later In truth the story is no less riveting to the reader in terms of bravery resilience and determinationWhat is in an extra dimension to the story there is the enduring controversy over who was in fact the first to make it to the North Pole Was it Dr Frederick Cook in or Captain Peary in History has given most of the credit to Peary who had powerful friends in the likes of ex President Teddy Roosevelt backing his claim but Cook still tells a compelling narrative which is included in this eboo.

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THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers

review THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers summary Æ 8 download Ó eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Á Fridtjof Nansen KIn addition to these two controversial and competing stories this Anthology also contains two other crucial texts One is the personal account of Matthew A Henson who accompanied Peary on his Polar expedition entitled in the language of the era A Negro Explorer At the North Pole and which provides a veritable wealth of detail and insightThe fourth and most detailed account in this Anthology is by the legendary Norwegian explorer Dr Fridjof Nansen in his account of his foray into the Arctic titled Farthest North Nansen was the Godfather of Polar exploration and most of those explorers who followed did so in his footsteps utilising the techniues he pioneered.

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review THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers summary Æ 8 download Ó eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Á Fridtjof Nansen And in Amundsen s case even using Nansen s ship the Fram which had been specially designed for travel in the iceEach of these intrepid explorers gives their own incredible stoic and sometimes harrowing accounts of the almost impossible odds they faced to achieve their goalsThrough success and failure personal sacrifice loyalty rescue and even death these great explorers advanced the sum of human scientific knowledge and achievement and richly deserve their place in historyhe texts in this Anthology are unexpurgated and include appendices but have all been formatted and optimized for iBooks and include selected photos and maps from the expeditions themselves.

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  • THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION ANTHOLOGY: The Personal Accounts of the Great Arctic Explorers
  • Fridtjof Nansen
  • English
  • 15 April 2019
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