The Quest for the Northwest Passage: Exploring the elusive route through Canada's Arctic waters

December 4, 2009|
The Quest for the Northwest Passage: Exploring the elusive route through Canada's Arctic waters by L.D. Cross
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For centuries, Europeans sought the elusive Northwest Passage that would link Europe to the Far East and China. Early visitors to Canada''s northern coasts included Viking sailors and Basque whalers. Then came the prominent explorers -- John Cabot, Vasco da Gama, Martin Frobisher and Sir John Franklin. Now that global warming threatens to melt much of the Arctic ice cap, conflict over the Northwest Passage and the resource riches of the Arctic is intensifying.

L.D. Cross is an Ottawa writer and member of the Periodical Writers Association of Canada (PWAC). Her business and lifestyle articles have appeared in publications such as Home Business Report, Modern Woman, WeddingBells, Fifty-Five Plus, enRoute, Aviation History, and Legion Magazine. She has won awards of excellence for features and ...
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Title:The Quest for the Northwest Passage: Exploring the elusive route through Canada's Arctic waters
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:152 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:152 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:December 4, 2009
Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:11
ISBN - 13:9781552774328

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