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In the Kingdom of Ice

The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette

In the Kingdom of Ice( )
Author: Sides, Hampton
ISBN:978-0-8041-9460-0
Publication Date:Dec 2014
Publisher:Random House Large Print
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

New York Timesnbsp;bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming the northern oceans, although theories abounded. The foremost cartographer in the world, a German named August Petermann, believed that warm...
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Sides, Hampton (Author)
Hampton Sides, contributing editor of "Outside" & editor of "The Wild File," is also the author of "Ghost Soldiers". He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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