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The race for the North Pole and Robert Peary in world history / Karen Clemens Warrick.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 919.804 WAR (Text) 39206019231909 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0766019330
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2003]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Peary's last chance -- Youthful dreamers -- Peary's obsession -- Search for the Northwest passage -- In search of Sir John Franklin -- Arctic exploration by trial and error -- Scientists and adventurers -- The race for the pole -- More polar dreams -- Who was first?
Summary, etc.:
Describes the history of man's attempts to reach the North Pole, as well as the life and career of the Arctic explorer Robert Peary, who is credited with reaching the North Pole in 1909.
Subject: Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 > Juvenile literature.
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920.
Explorers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers.
North Pole > Discovery and exploration > Juvenile literature.
North Pole > Discovery and exploration.

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