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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette
In the Kingdom of Ice The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Author: Hampton Sides
In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming the northern oceans, although theories abounded. The foremost cartographer in the world, a German named August Petermann, believed that warm currents sustained a verdant ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385535373
ISBN-10: 0385535376
Publication Date: 8/5/2014
Pages: 480
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Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
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