Historical Atlas of the Arctic

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The vast empty spaces of the Poles were the last frontier to be assailed by explorers intent on achieving a geographical goal--the North Pole was finally reached in 1909. But long before that men sailed the seas searching for an easier and shorter path to the riches of the orient, and the mapmakers of the day translated sparse information, turning it into often stunningly beautiful maps. The fact that most of the information required to make such a map was missing or erroneous mattered little; the maps live on as testimony ...

Historical Atlas of the Arctic 2003, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295983585

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Historical Atlas of the Arctic 2003, Douglas & McIntyre

ISBN-13: 9781553650041

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