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The Resource To the edges of the Earth : 1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration, Edward J. Larson

To the edges of the Earth : 1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration, Edward J. Larson

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To the edges of the Earth : 1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration
Title
To the edges of the Earth
Title remainder
1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration
Statement of responsibility
Edward J. Larson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Edward J.
Dewey number
910.911
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
G587
LC item number
.L37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peary, Robert E.
  • Henson, Matthew Alexander
  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry
  • Savoia, Luigi Amedeo di
  • British Antarctic Expedition
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • Polar regions
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • K2 (Pakistan : Mountain)
  • Polar regions
Target audience
adult
Label
To the edges of the Earth : 1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration, Edward J. Larson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface: The wonderful year 1909 -- The aristocracy of adventure, circa 1909 -- The audacity of adventure, circa 1909 -- The allure of adventure, circa 1909 -- The great game -- The Peary way -- Beyond the screaming sixties -- The savage North -- Poles apart -- On top of the world -- The third pole -- Returnings -- The last biscuit
Control code
ocn990286969
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 329 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062564474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • Presents an analysis of an exceptional year during the peak of exploration, 1909, that was marked by record-setting expeditions to the North and South Poles and the legendary K2 mountain in the Himalayas.
  • 910.911 L3292 ; XX-N ; [A17BP113, #41, 12@29.99, LAP/LRT]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 990286969
  • (OCoLC)990286969
Label
To the edges of the Earth : 1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration, Edward J. Larson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface: The wonderful year 1909 -- The aristocracy of adventure, circa 1909 -- The audacity of adventure, circa 1909 -- The allure of adventure, circa 1909 -- The great game -- The Peary way -- Beyond the screaming sixties -- The savage North -- Poles apart -- On top of the world -- The third pole -- Returnings -- The last biscuit
Control code
ocn990286969
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 329 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062564474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • Presents an analysis of an exceptional year during the peak of exploration, 1909, that was marked by record-setting expeditions to the North and South Poles and the legendary K2 mountain in the Himalayas.
  • 910.911 L3292 ; XX-N ; [A17BP113, #41, 12@29.99, LAP/LRT]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 990286969
  • (OCoLC)990286969

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