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Arctic explorations and discoveries during the nineteenth century. (New York, W. Allison, ), by Samuel M. Smucker (page images at HathiTrust) Arctic heroes: facts and incidents of Arctic explorations from the earliest voyages to the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin.

Franklin and his crew inspired a spate of books on exploration in the nineteenth century, and interest in his expedition has revived with the recent discovery of the bodies of several of its members, perfectly preserved by ice for nearly a century and half.

Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions, originally published inis Franklin's own. During the first half of the nineteenth century British explorers eagerly sought the Northwest Passage, making great advances in exploring and charting polar regions. Polar Pioneers is the story of John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross, British naval officers who made important contributions to world John Ross led an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage.

The Arctic regions, and polar discoveries during the nineteenth century; with the discoveries made by Captain McClintock as to the fate of the Franklin expedition. By P.L. Simmonds. G S35 John Parker (–) was an English whaling master and Polar Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century. book, according to the census form completed when he was master of the whaleship Lady Seale, was born at Grimsby, was based at Hull for most of his life, and was one of the most successful and intrepid Arctic whalers to sail from that port in the 19th century.

The products of the whaling trade such as oil and whalebone. Much of the exploration of the Antarctic islands and coastal waters that occurred during the early nineteenth century was a by-product of commercial sealing and whaling activities.

Occasionally discoveries in the peninsula region were accidental when vessels were blown off course through adverse weather conditions. BOOK 4 focuses on the Polar Regions -- Arctic and Antarctic. The books are simple enough for a young child to do independently, but a teacher or parent may present the lessons.

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Arctic explorations and discoveries during the nineteenth century [microform]: being detailed accounts of the several expeditions to the north seas, both English and American conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure, Dr.

Kane and others: including the long and fruitless efforts and failures in search of Sir John Franklin / edited and completed to by Samuel M. Smucker ; with a. The definitive introduction to arctic exploration.

Danger, controversy, and fierce conditions surround the quest for the northernmost point on earth. This is one of the few books that focus on the exploration, navigation, mapping, and controversy around the pursuit of these remote lands--some of the most unforgiving areas of our planet.

Polar Discovery brings you the story of science on ice. The polar regions are experiencing unprecedented environmental changes that have significant potential impacts on global climate, ecosystems, and society.

Through daily stories, photos, and videos, our Web site gives you an inside look at scientific expeditions to the frozen ends of the earth. The Arctic isn’t just home to Polar bears and bizarre Canadian political parties. It’s also home to some of the most mysterious objects and sites ever discovered.

Some are of scientific interest, while others might prove the Vikings settled more of North America than previously thought. Here are some mysterious arctic discoveries. Voyages from Asia to America, for completing the discoveries of the north west coast of America [electronic resource]: to which is prefixed, a summary of the voyages made by the Russians on the frozen sea, in search of a north east passage: serving as an explanation of a map of the Russian discoveries, published by the Academy of Sciences at.

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many artists and adventurers came to regard the Polar Regions as the final frontier on earth.

A series of explorers from Great Britain, Norway, the United States, and, eventually, the Soviet Union struggled to survive these treacherously cold climates and cross the icy terrains to reach. During the spring semester ofEmory University’s "MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas" series featured lectures by humanists at different stages of their careers who are engaged in cutting-edge digital mapping lecture also appears in the "Digital Spaces" series, an ongoing collection of interdisciplinary, multimedia projects that deploy digital scholarship in the study of Author: George P LeBourdais.

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With the threat of climate change looming, the Polar Regions have never seemed so. Free Online Library: "Involuntarily we listen": hearing the Aurora Borealis in nineteenth-century Arctic exploration and Science.(Essay) by "Canadian Journal of History"; Regional focus/area studies Auroras Myths and legends Observations Discovery and exploration (Polar regions) Environmental aspects Fur.

Scientists and Heroes: International Arctic Cooperation at the End of the Nineteenth Century Scientists and Heroes: International Arctic Cooperation at the End of the Nineteenth Century Kraus, Alexander The history of nineteenth century Arctic exploration is usually narrated as an ongoing race to the North Pole ­ by boat, sledge and : Kraus, Alexander.

From Sir John Franklin's doomed search for the Northwest Passage to early twentieth-century sprints to the South Pole, polar expeditions produced an extravagant archive of documents that are as varied as they are engaging.

As the polar ice sheets melt, fragments of Brand: Duke University Press. What labor group tried to organize miners in anthracite regions in PA but was Arctic regions' 'The Arctic regions, and polar discoveries during the nineteenth century' 'A dictionary of useful.

Peter Simmonds. 15 Nov Hardback. US$ The Arctic Regions and Polar Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century. Peter Lund Simmonds. 23 May a Narrative Showing the Progress of British Enterprise for the Discovery of the North-West Passage During the Nineteenth Century.

Peter Lund Simmonds. 15 Feb Paperback. US$ Most everyone knows that the Arctic is located at the top of the planet and home to the north pole. But did you know the average winter temperature is minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit, and during summer, the temperature can climb to plus 50 degrees.

That the Arctic is the only place polar bears live. And the Titanic struck an iceberg from the Arctic. The Arctic is an ocean completely surrounded by continents and this is where polar bears rule where their prey are mostly seals, sea cows or stranded whales. This icy northern region also has natural features like its accumulation of sea ice that occur over several years and is a.

Suggested Citation:"3 Understanding Change in the Polar Regions."National Research Council. A Vision for the International Polar Year Washington, DC:.

Climate change is causing the ice in the Arctic Circle to melt. The Arctic sea ice extent is shrinking every summer. As a result, the thawing permafrost is releasing long-dormant microbes because of unusually high temperatures. In Augustan outbreak of anthrax in Siberia took the life of a year-old boy and caused a further 72 people to get : Michael Llewellyn.

John Rae's accomplishments, surpassing all nineteenth-century Arctic explorers, were worthy of honors and international fame. No explorer even approached Rae's prolific record: 1, miles surveyed of uncharted territory; 6, miles hiked on snowshoes; and 6, miles navigated in /5.

Elicit from students that it is the northernmost region of the Earth. Go to the Polar Regions MapMaker Kit. Have students assemble the North Polar Region Tabletop Map.

Make sure students understand their location in relation to the map. Ask a volunteer to identify the Arctic region, within the Arctic Circle, and then the Beaufort Sea. Explore the world with Draw Write Now's theme-based drawing and handwriting lessons. Each features a finished, full-color picture with informational, related copywork on one page, and a facing page showing the step-by-step instructions for completing the illustration.

Perfect as an independent study, curriculum supplement, or unit study, the main topic is explored through reading-extension 5/5(2). Visitors to the Arctic enter places that have been traditionally imagined as otherworldly. This strangeness fascinated audiences in nineteenth-century Britain when the idea of the heroic explorer voyaging through unmapped zones reached its zenith.

The Spectral Arctic re. Closed to conventional passage, the Arctic Ocean and peripheral seas have nevertheless known European explorers since the sixteenth century. Systematic observation, however, dates only from the last years of the nineteenth century, with the epic drift of Fridtjof Nansen’s ice ship Fram (), the first scientific expedition of the modern era.

Sir John Franklin and the Arctic Regions, a Narrative Showing the Progress of British Enterprise for the Discovery of the North-West Passage During the Nineteenth Century Peter Lund Simmonds 15 Feb.

Arctic explorations and discoveries during the nineteenth century: being detailed accounts of the several expeditions to the North Seas, both English and American, conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure and others: including the first by Samuel M.

Smucker. Starting at $  For all the attraction of the South Pole, the Arctic held greater fascination for the British during the nineteenth century — and here too Amundsen had come late to the game.

British interests in the Arctic regions of North America began with the practical purpose of finding a Northwest Passage for sea trade with : Yale University Press.Science – Research – Innovation – Arctic Studies – Discoveries – Polar History – Glaciology – Marine Biology Reason of My Arctic Silence: Brain Stroke!

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