Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia, Volume 1
Presents a reference to the efforts of humans to conquer the North and South Poles, with more than 500 biographical, geographical, and subject entries; a chronology of expeditions; and maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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