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A wretched and precarious situation : in search of the last Arctic frontier, David Welky

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A wretched and precarious situation : in search of the last Arctic frontier
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A wretched and precarious situation
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in search of the last Arctic frontier
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David Welky
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eng
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A remarkable true story of adventure, betrayal, and survival set in one of the worlds most inhospitable places
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Title
A wretched and precarious situation
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In 1906, from atop a snow-swept hill in the ice fields northwest of Greenland, Commander Robert E. Peary spotted a heretofore unknown land looming in the distance. He called it “Crocker Land.” Scientists and explorers agreed that Peary had found a new continent. Several years later, two of Peary’s disciples, George Borup and Donald MacMillan—with the sponsorship of the American Museum of Natural History—assembled a team of amateurs to investigate
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DLC
Dewey number
910.911/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
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Index
index present
LC call number
G670 1913
LC item number
.W45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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A wretched and precarious situation : in search of the last Arctic frontier, David Welky
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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ocn957645973
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 502 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393254419
Lccn
2016023022
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illustrations, map
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(OCoLC)957645973

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