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Arctic passage

the turbulent history of the land and people of the Bering Sea, 1697-1975

by William R. Hunt

  • 105 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bering Sea region,
  • Bering Land Bridge.
    • Subjects:
    • Bering Sea region -- History.,
    • Bering Land Bridge.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William R. Hunt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF951 .H84
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 395 p. :
      Number of Pages395
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5199239M
      ISBN 100684144662
      LC Control Number75022370


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It is Historical Fiction set in the Age of Exploration, in this case the early to mid s. It is also Science Fiction, with what I would like to think is an unexpected twist near the end of the story. It is an adventure, a search for the passage to the Orient, an Arctic tale, a sea story, and maybe a collection of tall tales and legends mixed in.

Arctic passage book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Arctic passage book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Arctic passage: The turbulent history of the land and people of the Bering Sea, /5.

Russia was preoccupied with the hope of discovering an Arctic passage across America--from the Pacific to the Atlantic.

Thus did Vitus Bering, a Dane in the Russian navy, find the Bering Strait, cross an unknown sea, and chart new islands, though he failed to locate the American mainland when he was just off its befogged coast.

A gripping, real-life adventure of a solo journey by kayak, skis, and dogsled across the top of the world. InJonathan Waterman began a gruelling 2,mile trek across the forbidding Northwest Passage and the newly designated province of Nunavut, Canada's ,square-mile, Inuit-governed territory.

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Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who.

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The eastern route along the Arctic coasts of Norway and Siberia is accordingly called the Northeast Passage (NEP). The various islands of the archipelago are separated from one another.

Over the course of four years, the photographer Louie Palu made more thanphotos in the high Arctic, first supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship then followed by an assignment for National Geographic project, which came to be called “Arctic Passage,” considered the history of the Arctic and the changing geopolitics of the polar region in the face of climate change.

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Accompanying the exhibit is a book also titled Arctic Ambitions—a collection of essays that shed new light on Cook's northern exploration.

The paragraph above is taken from one of the essays, 'Sea Ice in the Western Portal of the Northwest Passage from to the 21st Century,' in which the author examines historical and modern sea-ice.

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