Sextant

Author: David Barrie
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780062279354
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In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes this dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and to the daring mariners who used it to explore, ...

L Ngengrad

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827072360
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Längengrad erzählt die Geschichte des unbekannten schottischen Uhrmachers John Harrison, dem es im 18. Jahrhundert gelang, die Schiffahrt durch die Lösung des Längengrad-Problems auf neuen Kurs zu bringen.

635 Tage Im Eis

Author: Alfred Lansing
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641211050
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Am Anfang steht der Plan von der erstmaligen Durchquerung des weißen Kontinents.

South

Author: Ernest Shakleton
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3954274078
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Account of the Imperial Trans-Antartic Expedition attempted by Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew.

Scientific American

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As readers of Dr. Nansen's “ Voyage of the Fram” will remember, the Siberian
coast is most imperfectly mapped; of course ... the last sixty years,and mainly
during the last forty years, dating from Livingstone's memorable journey across
the continent. ... is seen in the discoveries made by a young biologist trained in
geographical observation-Mr. core, on Lake Tanganyika. ... I need hardly say that
in Canada, as elsewhere in America, there is ample scope for the study of man
problems in ...

Army Navy Air Force Journal Register

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He was a man that the officers both old and young were always happy to meet,
for he was never mixed up with the ... interior (having captured everything on the
sea coast), when the preliliminaries for peace arrested further proceedings in ...
More curious at first sight than useful, the observations duly recorded and
tabulated, have made the civilization of the world what it now is. ... and without
Nautical Almanac and sextant, commerce could never have reached its present
importance.