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The Resource The frozen frontier : Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage, Jane Maufe

The frozen frontier : Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage, Jane Maufe

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The frozen frontier : Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage
Title
The frozen frontier
Title remainder
Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage
Statement of responsibility
Jane Maufe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'The Northwest Passage' proved so elusive for so long that many sailors and explorers believed it didn't actually exist. A sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Arctic archipelago, it wasn't until Roald Amundsen's 1903-06 voyage that the Northwest Passage's existence was finally proved, but the transit is treacherous and entirely dependent upon the ice giving up its grip for sufficient time to allow vessels through. This is not a journey undertaken by average sailors in small private boats. But David Scott Cowper, 73, is no ordinary sailor. There are seven possible routes through the Northwest Passage, and Cowper had sailed through six of them singlehanded. This is the account of the sixth and most northerly - from ocean to ocean through the McClure Strait, this time accompanied by Jane Maufe, his crew
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Maufe, Jane
Dewey number
  • 910.9'16327
  • 910.9'16327
  • 910.9'16327
  • 910.916327
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maufe, Jane
  • Cowper, David Scott
  • Northwest Passage
  • Travel and Tourism
Label
The frozen frontier : Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage, Jane Maufe
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781472935717
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472935717
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Label
The frozen frontier : Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage, Jane Maufe
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781472935717
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472935717
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)

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