Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 May 2012

232 Pages | 60 bw

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199837809

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A Fabulous Kingdom

The Exploration of the Arctic

Second Edition

Charles Officer and Jake Page

  • New chapters discuss issues such as the science behind the melting of the polar ice
  • Describes the charismatic species that depend on the polar ice
  • Details commerce in mining and natural resources
  • Follow the explorers from the early journeys of Viking Ottar to the daring exploits of Martin Frobisher, Henry Hudson, Frederick Cook, Robert Peary, and Richard Bird

New to this Edition:

  • Includes a new section on the current scientific and environmental issues that threaten the arctic region

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