Polar Regions
epub |eng | 2009-04-11 | Author:Robert Swan [Swan, Robert]

Icewalk Fifteen minutes of fame is short. The media glare shone brightly upon In the Footsteps of Scott, illuminated us for a brief moment, then winked out. But people remembered. ...
( Category: Polar Regions April 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-09 | Author:Sandra Neil Wallace

George W. De Long Journal JUNE 20TH, MONDAY At no time of the year is traveling worse than at present. In the winter or spring months it is, of course, ...
( Category: Polar Regions April 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-11-01 | Author:Gavin Francis [Gavin Francis]

My copy of The Worst Journey in the World is in two volumes, a reprint by Penguin that came out in 1937, some fifteen years after the first edition. ‘I ...
( Category: Travel Writing April 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-02-29 | Author:Mary Pope Osborne [Osborne, Mary Pope]

Priscilla Alden (dates unknown) Priscilla Mullins traveled on the Mayflower with her mother, father, brother, and a servant. Sadly, all of them died in the winter of 1621, and young ...
( Category: History March 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2008-04-13 | Author:Eve of the Emperor Penguin [Penguin, Eve of the Emperor]

They were both still for a moment, listening to the immense silence around them. “Okay,” said Annie. “The way I see it, if we don’t use the wand, we’ll be ...
( Category: Literature & Fiction March 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lonely Planet

SANAE IV SANAE IV (South African National Antarctic Expedition; www.sanap.ac.za) sits like a long red-and-white millipede atop a nunatak (mountain or large piece of rock sticking up through an ice ...
( Category: Polar Regions March 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-17 | Author:Paddy Dillon

This huddle of barrack-style huts called Old Camp forms the oldest part of Kangerlussuaq. American servicemen were housed here while building the airport and the rest of the settlement. The ...
( Category: Hiking & Camping March 17,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Richard Sale

Gulls are long-lived and take time to mature, the smaller gulls sometimes breeding in their second year, the larger ones not until they are four or five years old. Juveniles ...
( Category: Polar Regions March 14,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-14 | Author:Edward Struzik

Figure 6.2 Instead of shooting problem bears in Churchill, wildlife officers place the animals in a holding cell for two or three weeks or until the ice has formed on ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology March 14,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2016-01-31 | Author:Neil McAllister

All pictures ©2015 Neil McAllister & Hazel McAllister are available for personal and commercial use from alamy.com.
( Category: Winter Sports March 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-30 | Author:Mary Pope Osborne [Osborne, Mary Pope]

Washington’s army was called the Continental Army. British Retreat from Boston Washington needed cannons to defeat the British. In December 1775, he asked a young soldier named Henry Knox to ...
( Category: History March 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-05-19 | Author:Trusler, Wendy & Devine, Carol

JANUARY 25, 1996 Made dinner tonight for base commander Zuniga, Doctor Rolando and Felipe the young heli pilot just in from Punta Arenas. A real home with running hot water, ...
( Category: Winter Sports March 11,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Elizabeth Leane

7 Looking Up and Looking Down The South Pole’s unusual combination of physical features gives it peculiar advantages as a site for scientific investigation. However, the science that takes place ...
( Category: Polar Regions January 20,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Laurie Gwen Shapiro

SEVEN THE STOWAWAY REPORT There were girls in Dunedin. But Billy was told by Lieutenant Harry Adams, For godsake, go home for a year and have fun! Visit your worried ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers January 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-04-25 | Author:Mary Pope Osborne [Osborne, Will]

To mourn means “to show sadness.” The people in the funeral procession brought things they thought the dead person would need in the Next Life. They carried food and drink, ...
( Category: History December 6,2017 )

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