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Author Nardo, Don, 1947-

Title Polar explorations [electronic resource] / by Don Nardo.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Lucent Books, c2011.
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Description 1 online resource (104 p.) : ill. (some col.), col. maps.
Series World history
Gale virtual reference library
World history series.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch 1. The earliest Arctic voyagers -- ch 2. Quests for the northern passages -- ch 3. Search for the southern continent -- ch 4. The contest for the North Pole -- ch 5. Antarctica in the heroic age -- ch 6. The age of mechanized exploration.
Summary Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the polar explorations of the North Pole and South Pole.
Subject Explorers -- Polar regions -- Biography.
Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration.
Added Author Gale Group.
Other Form: Original 9781420503609 (DLC) 2010039667
ISBN 9781420506891 (electronic book)
9781420503609 (hardcover)
142050360X (hardcover)
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