Discovery of the North Pole.

Dr. Frederick A. Cook"s own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st, 1908, and the story of Commander Robert E. Peary"s discovery April 6th, 1909 ...
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J.T. Moss , [Chicago?
Cook, Frederick Albert, -- 1865-1940., Peary, Robert E. -- 1856-1920., Arctic regions., North
StatementSpecial introd. by A.W. Greely. Edited by J. Martin Miller. Also containing a true and authentic account of other great polar expeditions, including Franklin, Greely, Abruzzi, Nares, Nordenskjold, Nansen, Sverdrup, Shackelton, etc. Illustrated with half-tone reproductions of photographs of many expeditions.
The Physical Object
Pagination[15], 33-428 p.
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Open LibraryOL21001305M

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Moss, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Nov 7, Length: pages: Export Citation Reviews: 1. A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole: Performed in His Majesty's Ships Dorothea and Trent, Under the Command of Captain David Buchan, R.N.; ; to which is Added, a Summary of All the Early Attempts to Reach the Pacific by Way of the Pole: Author: Frederick William Beechey: Publisher: R.

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Peary. This is a geography book. Some years ago I met at a dinner in Washington the famous Norwegian arctic explorer, Nansen, himself one of the heroes of polar adventure; and he remarked to me, "Peary is your best man; in fact I think he is on the whole the best of the men now trying to reach the Pole, and there is a good chance that he will be the one to succeed".

Discovery of the North Pole. Frederick A. Cook's own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st, and the story of Commander Robert E. Peary's discovers April 6th,   Excerpt from A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole Performed in His Majesty's Ships Dorothea and Trent, Under the Command of Captain David Buchan, To Which Is Added, a Summary of All the Early Attempts to Reach the Pacific by Way of the Pole Before I had finished this narrative, it was suggested to me that it would receive additional interest if a Sketch of the several.

Cook, Dr. Frederick A. and Peary, Commander Robert E. U.S.N. Discovery of the North Pole. J.T. Moss,First edition.

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Peary’s discovery on April 6, The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.

It is called True North Pole to distinguish from the Magnetic North Pole. The North Pole is the northernmost point on the Earth, lying diametrically opposite the.

DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH POLE by Frederick A. Cook and Robert E. Peary; PUBLISHER: J T Moss; printing; pages. Face to face with death by starvation, drowning, freezing, animals, and other hazards, these intrepid and brave explorers planted the American flag in the North Pole for the first Rating: % positive.

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Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work. book reviews of Henson's North Pole biography: Review from The New York Times, Ma Admiral Peary's assistant in the discovery of the north pole has shown that he can write entertainingly as well as work efficiently upon arctic expeditions.

His little volume, entitled A Negro Explorer at the North Pole," make a really valuable. Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the refers to the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic ical records suggest that humankind have explored the northern extremes since BC, when the ancient Greek sailor Pytheas reached a frozen sea while attempting to find a source of the metal tin.

‎"The North Pole" is Capt. Robert E. Peary's personal account of his expedition to attempt to be the first Man to reach the Geographic North Pole. Peary achieved his dream in (although doubt has subsequently been raised as to whether he actually arrived at the Pole itself, or only got with 5/5(5).When Robert F.

Peary claimed discovery of the North Pole on April 6,the only other American to stand beside him was a black man, Matthew A. Henson.

A native of Charles County, Maryland, Henson accompanied Peary on eight Arctic journeys between and His skill in interpreting the language of the North Greenland Eskimos, in building boats and repairing sledges, and in driving dog.Discovery of the North Pole By Jane Runyon: 1 Robert Peary was a born explorer.

He sought to find places where no human had ever been. By the early s, there were few unexplored land areas left on earth. Create Weekly Reading Books Prepare for an entire week at once! Feedback on Discovery of the North Pole.