The A to Z of the Discovery and Exploration of the Northwest Passage by Alan DayThe A to Z of the Discovery and Exploration of the Northwest Passage by Alan Day

The A to Z of the Discovery and Exploration of the Northwest Passage

byAlan Day

Paperback | July 27, 2009

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The Northwest Passage was repeatedly sought for over four centuries. From the first attempt in the late 15th century to Roald Amundsen's famous voyage of 1903-1906 where the feat was first accomplished to expeditions in the late 1940s by the Mounties to discover an even more northern route, author Alan Day covers all aspects of the ongoing quest that excited the imagination of the world. This compendium of explorers, navigators, and expeditions tackles this broad topic with a convenient, but extensive cross-referenced dictionary. A chronology traces the long succession of treks to find the passage, the introduction helps explain what motivated them, and the bibliography provides a means for those wishing to discover more information on this exciting subject.
Alan Day, a qualified librarian for 45 years, retired in 1990 as the head of the Department of Library and Information Studies in Manchester Polytechnic. Dr. Day is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. He has contributed numerous articles and essay ...
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Title:The A to Z of the Discovery and Exploration of the Northwest PassageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:474 pages, 8.58 × 5.78 × 1.11 inPublished:July 27, 2009Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810868350

ISBN - 13:9780810868359

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