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A Wretched And Precarious Situation

Pub Date : 2017-11-21 | Author : Associate Professor David Welky, PH.D. | Publisher : W. W. Norton

ISBN 10 : 0393354822
ISBN 13 : 9780393354829

"Unravels the strange story of one of the world's greatest discoveries that never was." --Simon Worrall, National Geographic..



Lines In The Ice

Pub Date : 2016-09-01 | Author : Philip J. Hatfield | Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN 10 : 9780773599871
ISBN 13 : 0773599878

The 2014 discovery of HMS Erebus - a ship lost during Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage - reignited popular, economic, and political interest in t..


In The Land Of White Death

Pub Date : 2001-02-01 | Author : Valerian Albanov | Publisher : Modern Library

ISBN 10 : 9780679642312
ISBN 13 : 0679642315

In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedit..


The Origins Of Everything In 100 Pages More Or Less

Pub Date : 2016-11-22 | Author : David Bercovici | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300224979
ISBN 13 : 0300224974

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization With wonder, w..


The Arctic Grail

Pub Date : 2012-06-19 | Author : Pierre Berton | Publisher : Anchor Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780385673624
ISBN 13 : 0385673620

Scores of nineteenth-century expeditions battled savage cold, relentless ice and winter darkness in pursuit of two great prizes: the quest for the elusive Passage linking the Atlan..