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Across the Top of the World: The Quest for the Northwest Passage

James P. Delgado
Format
Book
Published
London : British Museum, c1999.
Language
English
ISBN
0714125458
Summary
This is a full history of the centuries long quest for the Northwest Passage, that fabled sea route through the Arctic linking Europe with Asia. Fresh perspectives on various expeditions are offered, in the light of recent findings.
Description
xii, 228 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-221) and index.
Technical Details
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