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Polar worlds —Wade, Rosalyn.

Discusses the variety of living things and humans in polar regions.

The ice balloon : S.A. Andrée and the heroic age of Arctic exploration —Wilkinson, Alec, 1952-

Documents the dramatic 1897 flight of a visionary Swedish explorer who attempted to discover the North Pole in a hydrogen balloon, describing the formidable environmental conditions that challenged his efforts.

Roald Amundsen —Tait, Leia.

An introduction to the Canadian expeditions of polar explorer Roald Amundsen who on a voyage lasting from 1903 to 1906 became the first person to navigate the Northwest Passage.

The ice balloon [S.A. Andrě and the heroic age of arctic exploration] —Wilkinson, Alec, 1952-
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2012
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In this grand and astonishing account, Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S. A. Andrée, the visionary Swedish aeronaut who, in 1897, during the great age of Arctic endeavor, left to discover the North Pole by flying ...

Philosophy for Polar explorers —Kagge, Erling, author.

"A thoughtful, eloquent meditation on bringing adventure and exploration into your daily life, from the author of Silence and Walking. Erling Kagge is an explorer par excellence. He has accomplished things that most of u...

No such thing as failure : [the extraordinary life of a great British adventurer] —Hempleman-Adams, David, 1956- author.

"Ranking alongside Ranulph Fiennes and Chris Bonnington in the pantheon of British explorers, David Hempleman-Adams is the first person in history to achieve what is termed the Adventurers' Grand Slam, by reaching the Ge...

1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica —Turney, Chris, 1973-

Chronicles the 1912 expeditions to Antarctica, including those by Roald Amundsen, Wilhelm Filchner, and Douglas Mawson.

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