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Published by R. B. Luce in Washington .
Written in English



  • North Pole.


  • Peary, Robert E. 1856-1920,
  • North Pole

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 308-313.

LC ClassificationsG635.P4 R38
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5312987M
ISBN 100883310422
LC Control Number72097708

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Get this from a library! Robert Peary and the quest for the North Pole. [Christopher Dwyer] -- Describes the history of Admiral Robert Peary's expeditions to the North Pole, which he reached in But where literally hundreds of others had died, or returned crippled from the amputation of frozen body parts, Peary's team suffered no such casualties. (except one of the Eskimos shot and killed team member Marvin) Follow these 25 pages to see how they reached the North Pole. (left) Peary's book. (right) Lecture Poster.   On April 6, , American explorer Robert Peary accomplishes a long elusive dream, when he, assistant Matthew Henson and four Eskimos reach what they determine to be the North Pole. First trade edition of Peary's fascinating account of his expedition to the North Pole, with large folding map and over full-page illustrations. A handsome copy, uncut and largely unopened. Peary's dramatic account of his last expedition includes the preparations and organization involved in his arduous march to the North Pole.