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Breaking Ice For Arctic Oil

ISBN 10 : 9781602231702
ISBN 13 : 1602231702

In 1969, an icebreaking tanker, the SS Manhattan, was commissioned by Humble Oil to transit the Northwest Passage in order to test the logistical and economic feasibility of an all..


Globalizing Polar Science

ISBN 10 : 9780230114654
ISBN 13 : 0230114652

The International Polar Years and the International Geophysical Year represented a remarkable international collaborative scientific effort that has been largely neglected by histo..


Arctic Ambitions

ISBN 10 : 9781772030617
ISBN 13 : 1772030619

While dreams of a passage proved illusory, Captain James Cook's journey produced some of the finest charts, collections, and anthropological observations of his career. It also hel..


Historical Dictionary Of The Elizabethan World

ISBN 10 : 9781136597619
ISBN 13 : 1136597611

No period of British history generates such deep interest as the reign of Elizabeth I, from 1558 to 1603. The individuals and events of that era continue to be popular topics for c..