The race for the North Pole and Robert Peary in world history / Karen Clemens Warrick.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library||J 919.804 WAR (Text)||39206019231909||J Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0766019330
- Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 
- Copyright: ©2003
|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?
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.
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