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To the edges of the Earth

Edward J. Larson

To the edges of the Earth

1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration

by Edward J. Larson

  • 136 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Mountaineering expeditions,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-314) and index.

    StatementEdward J. Larson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG587 .L37 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 329 pages
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26945746M
    ISBN 100062564471
    ISBN 109780062564474
    OCLC/WorldCa990286969

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