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Discovering the Arctic

John Wilson

Discovering the Arctic

The Story of John Rae (Stories of Canada)

by John Wilson

  • 142 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • History - Canada - General,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLiz Milkau (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9892521M
    ISBN 100613776267
    ISBN 109780613776264

    Discovering the Arctic: The Story of John Rae: Wilson, John: Books - 5/5(1).   This book gives a definitive history of their preservation and exhibition from the Victorian era to the present, richly illustrated with period engravings and photographs, many never before published. Appendices provide the first comprehensive accounting of all expedition relics recovered prior to the discovery of Franklin's ship HMS.

      Discovering Glaciers in Iceland I Arctic Adventures Arctic Adventures glacier guide, Kish Patel, talks about Iceland’s mysterious glaciers, his passion for geology, and climate change. While on. A Children’s Guide to Arctic Butterflies is the third book the publisher has done with Pelletier. Previous books include Avati: Discovering Arctic Ecology and A Children’s Guide to Arctic Birds.

    Discovering Eden is a collection of stories, essays and commentaries about the author?s life in the remote wilderness and his hopes and dreams for its future. It is about the land and the animals that live there, and what they have taught the author. Throughout the book the author tries to explain, within the limitations of language, the lure 5/5(2). Discovering the Arctic is an exhilarating recounting of the lifetime of a nineteenth century health care professional and explorer who labored for the Hudson's Bay corporation and spread out monstrous tracts of land within the Canadian Arctic and should were the genuine discoverer of the Northwest Passage. Rae found the destiny of the failed /5(37).


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