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World's Great Adventure

1000 Years of Polar Exploration Including the Heroic Achievements of Admiral Richard Evelyn Bird



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The World's Great Adventure: 1000 Years of Polar Exploration Including the Heroic Achievements of Admiral Richard Evelyn Bird by Francis Trevelyan Miller
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This is an illustrated book with forewords by General A. W. Greely, U.S. Army, Retired and Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn. The contents of this book include: The Fight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth; Little America at the Bottom of the World; Byrd's Historic Flight Over the South Pole; The Vast Continent of Antarctica, and What It Reveals; The Thousand-Year Conquest and How It Began; The Search for the Top of the World; Battling Against the Barriers of the North; The Heroic Struggle for the Northwest Passage; Lost in the Arctic - the Graveyard of the Ages; Rescue Ships on the Trail of the Great Mystery; Arctic Madness and the Terrors of the Long Night; The Men Who Came Back from the Dead; and Facing Starvation at the World's Farthest Outpost. The contents also include: The Race of the Nations for the Goal; The American Flag is Planted at the North Pole; The Search for the Bottom of the World; Daring Attacks on the Ice-locked Continent; Death Stalks in the Land of the Blizzard; Norway Plants Its Flag at the South Pole; The War for Possession of Antarctica; How Byrd Entered the Arena of Explorers; Byrd's Great Flight Over the North Pole; World Acclaims Byrd as the Greatest Explorer of Modern Times; Last Drives at the Arctic Barriers; return of the Gladiators from the Antarctic Arena; and The Great Andree Mystery Solved.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2005
Country of Publication
United States
Kessinger Publishing Co
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