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Locked in Ice

Nansen's Daring Quest for the North Pole

Locked in Ice( )
Author: Lourie, Peter
Publication Date:Jan 2019
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Henry Holt & Company Books For Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

A celebrity among the ranks of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton at the turn of the twentieth century, Fridtjof Nansen contributed tremendous amounts of new information to our knowledge about the Arctic. At a time when the North Pole was still undiscovered territory, he attempted to make it to the Pole in a way that most experts thought was mad: Nansen purposefully locked his ship in ice for two years in order to float northward along the currents. This compelling account of his Arctic...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Exploration & Discovery
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Polar Regions
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Europe
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.201 x 9.204 x 1.053 Inches
Book Weight:1.443 Pounds

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