4 edition of A new exploration of the Canadian Arctic found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-192).
|Statement||Ronald E. Seavoy.|
|LC Classifications||TN27.N72 S43 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||2004426328|
Over a decade in the making, INTO THE ARCTIC is a traveling exhibition comprised of highlights from the most ambitious body of artwork ever dedicated to the Canadian Arctic. The force behind the exhibition is Cory Trépanier, recipient of the Stefansson Medal, the highest award of the Canadian chapter of The Explorers Club, and a fellow of the. Most of high arctic Canada and the Canadian Archipelago is part of Nunavut. Baffin Island has almost everything that the Arctic has to offer, plentiful wildlife, enormous mountains, fjords, glaciers, sea-ice, modern Inuit culture and an extensive history of occupation by native peoples and visits by explorers.
The failed expedition was one of the grimmest chapters in the history of Arctic exploration. New analysis may shed light on its mysterious fate. H.M.S. Terror, one of two ships from the doomed. The Diavik mine, located in the Archean-age Slave geologic province in northern Canada, is one of the world’s preeminent sources of gem diamonds. Since mining operations began in , it has produced over million carats of diamonds. This article will review the discovery, development, and operation of the mine, which is situated in a.
Book Description: The first comprehensive account of one of the great sagas of Arctic exploration and discovery, the Canadian Arctic Expedition of –, led by the ethnologist/explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson and the zoologist Dr. Rudolph M. Anderson. This is a study of the nature and role of science in the exploration of the Canadian Arctic. It covers the century that began with the British Royal Naval expeditions of and ends with the Canadian Arctic Expedition of Professor Levere focuses on the imperialistic dimensions and Price: $
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ISBN: OCLC A new exploration of the Canadian Arctic book Description: pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm: Responsibility: Ronald E. Seavoy. In his latest book, Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story of the Northwest Passage, released yesterday by HarperCollins, bestselling author Ken McGoogan sets out to do nothing less than recast the history of Arctic exploration in Canada.
He does so by dispensing with what he calls the “orthodox British framing of the narrative” and delving deeper into the contributions made by. (shelved 4 times as polar-exploration) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Want to Read saving.
Science and the Canadian Arctic: A Century of Exploration, by Trevor H. Levere. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,reprinted Reviewed by Jonathan Dore. CUP has now printed a paperback edition of Trevor Levere's encyclopedic survey of the first century of science in Canada's high Arctic, first published in Max Jones is the author of The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice, an examination of the enduring appeal of the Scott story, the drive to explore hostile environments and the Author: Guardian Staff.
"[Brave New Arctic] delves into the recent history of Arctic research, following a trail of scientific breadcrumbs from the late s to the present day to show how our understanding of the region’s response to climate and climate change has evolved over time Serreze succeeds on one important front: humanizing Arctic science.
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The Canadian Arctic Expedition – was a scientific expedition in the Arctic Circle organized and led by Vilhjalmur Stefansson. The expedition was originally to be sponsored by the (US) National Geographic Society and the American Museum of Natural took over the sponsorship because of the potential for discovery of new land and Stefansson, who.
Canadian Arctic islands showing Sverdrup's survey area. Roger M McCoy During the hundred years before the end of the nineteenth century most Arctic exploration was motivated either by the search for a water passage through North America or.
"Exploration in the Canadian Arctic" François Cartier and Guislaine Lemay, McCord Museum Exploration of the Arctic has been a facet of Canadian history from the arrival of the first Europeans in. Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the refers to the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic ical records suggest that humankind have explored the northern extremes since BC, when the ancient Greek sailor Pytheas reached a frozen sea while attempting to find a source of the.
"This book is a well deserved recognition of one of Norways most famous polar explorers and his invaluable contributions to the exploration and development of science in the Canadian Arctic. Gerard Kenney 's book also sheds an interesting new light on the history of the final settlement of Norways territorial claim of the Sverdrup Islands.".
The scientific study of the Arctic is becoming even more important in the 21st century as ice caps begin to recede and the potential grows for ice-free travel through the Canadian Archipelago. Most importantly, the scientific data collected by 19th century explorers still stands as a valuable benchmark against which today's conditions can be.
Books on Arctic Exploration Santa is so yesterday. These arctic explorers (and their books) are the real north-polar stars, according to John R. BockstoceAuthor: John R. Bockstoce. Stefansson, Dr. Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, A Story of Exploration, Science and Sovereignty by Stuart E.
Jenness Impressive in its scope and scholarship, this book. Humans have been exploring the North American Arctic for centuries, beginning about 5, years ago when Palaeoeskimos were looking for a homeland, followed by the Thule — ancestors of the an exploration of the same region began with the Norse in the 10th century and, after a short pause, was continued by Englishmen during the Elizabethan.
The climate crisis is intensifying a new military buildup in the Arctic, diplomats and analysts said this week, as regional powers attempt to. Exploration of the Canadian Arctic documents the International Nickel Company's grassroots exploration of the Canadian Arctic in the field season.
This well-detailed story of the search for economic mineralization in Canada's most isolated. But Arctic exploration really took off in the 16th century with attempts to find an Arctic sea passage from the Atlantic that would ease trade with Asia.
British, Dutch, Norwegian, Russian and Danish adventurers spent four centuries attempting to find a route west and east through the seemingly impenetrable ice.In the Canadian High Arctic you will be astounded by the incredible scenery as you explore among the mountain, fjords, glaciers and pack ice that make up this incredible wilderness area and provide homes for rare and interesting wildlife; the noble muskox, the illustrious walrus or even a regal polar bear.