Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of the Northwest Passage

Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of the Northwest Passage

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chronology that traces the long succession of treks to find the passage, an introduction that examines the explorers' motivations, an accessible and extensive cross-referenced dictionary, and a bibliography that provides a wealth of resources about this subject."--BOOK JACKET.
"For over four centuries, explorers sought the elusive Northwest Passage, from the first attempt in the late 15th century to Roald Amundsen's famous voyage of 1903-1906, when the passage was finally found. Alan Day thoroughly documents and describes these voyages, as well as expeditions in the late 1940s by the Canadian Mounties to discover an even more northern route." "This compendium of explorers, navigators, and expeditions tackles the broad topic of the Northwest Passage with a
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
ISBN: 0810854864 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: R910.916327 DAY
Characteristics: lv, 417 p. : maps ; 23 cm

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