Brief history of polar exploration since the introduction of flying, by W.L.G. Joerg ...

By: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried), 1885-1952.
Contributor(s): American Geographical Society of New York.
Series: Special publication / American Geographical Society ; 11.Publisher: New York : American Geographical Society, 1930Description: 50 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm. + 2 sheets; 3 pts. in 1 portfolio.ISSN: 0065-843X.Other title: Two polar maps : with notes on recent polar exploration.Subject(s): HISTORY | EXPLORATION | EXPEDITIONS | AERONAUTICS | POLAR REGIONSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 913(9) JOE
Contents:
Brief history of polar exploration since the introduction of flying / by W.L.G. Joerg -- Physical map of the Arctic--Bathymetric map of the Antaractic.
Introduction -- History of Polar exploration since the introduction of flying -- Antarctic exploration -- Early plans for exploration from the air -- The Wilkins-Hearst Expedition: field season of 1928-1929 -- Bryd Antarctic Expedition of 1928-1930 -- Mawson Antarctic Expedition -- The Wilkins-Hearst Expedition: field season of 1929-1930 -- Scientific expeditions of Norwegian whaling intersts -- Arctic exploration -- Precursors of the present period -- The Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Flight of 1925 -- Bryd's flights over Ellesmere Island, 1925-- Bryd's flight to the North Pole, 1926 -- The Amundsen-Ellsworth Transpolar Flight on the Norge, 1926 -- Wilkins' 1926 and 1927 Arctic flights -- Wilkins' Alaska-Spitsbergen Flight of 1928 -- Nobile's flights on the Italia, 1928 -- Resulting present status of knowledge -- Air navigation in the Polar regions -- Position finding -- Steering a course -- Political sovereignty in the Arctic and Antarctic: recent developments -- The Arctic -- Russian territory -- Norwegian annexation of Jan Mayen -- The Antarctic -- Present status of sovereignty -- United States rights -- Argentine Antarctic intereste --Two polar maps and some features they illustrate -- The physical map of the Arctic -- The bathymetric map of Antarctic -- The Arctic and Antarctic as natural regions -- Greater area of the Antarctic -- Previous bathymetric maps of circum-Antarctic waters -- Inapropriateness of term "Antarctic Ocean" -- Submarine relief og southernmost Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans -- List of Polar publications of the American Geographical Society.
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Brief history of polar exploration since the introduction of flying / by W.L.G. Joerg -- Physical map of the Arctic--Bathymetric map of the Antaractic.

Introduction -- History of Polar exploration since the introduction of flying -- Antarctic exploration -- Early plans for exploration from the air -- The Wilkins-Hearst Expedition: field season of 1928-1929 -- Bryd Antarctic Expedition of 1928-1930 -- Mawson Antarctic Expedition -- The Wilkins-Hearst Expedition: field season of 1929-1930 -- Scientific expeditions of Norwegian whaling intersts -- Arctic exploration -- Precursors of the present period -- The Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Flight of 1925 -- Bryd's flights over Ellesmere Island, 1925-- Bryd's flight to the North Pole, 1926 -- The Amundsen-Ellsworth Transpolar Flight on the Norge, 1926 -- Wilkins' 1926 and 1927 Arctic flights -- Wilkins' Alaska-Spitsbergen Flight of 1928 -- Nobile's flights on the Italia, 1928 -- Resulting present status of knowledge -- Air navigation in the Polar regions -- Position finding -- Steering a course -- Political sovereignty in the Arctic and Antarctic: recent developments -- The Arctic -- Russian territory -- Norwegian annexation of Jan Mayen -- The Antarctic -- Present status of sovereignty -- United States rights -- Argentine Antarctic intereste --Two polar maps and some features they illustrate -- The physical map of the Arctic -- The bathymetric map of Antarctic -- The Arctic and Antarctic as natural regions -- Greater area of the Antarctic -- Previous bathymetric maps of circum-Antarctic waters -- Inapropriateness of term "Antarctic Ocean" -- Submarine relief og southernmost Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans -- List of Polar publications of the American Geographical Society.

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