Arctic & Antarctica
epub |eng | 2018-10-29 | Author:David Grann

Parked amid a sea of ice. As the men ate, they talked about the relatively warm weather—the temperature had reached fourteen degrees. Adams delivered the evening broadcast, reporting that they ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers November 1,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-15 | Author:Michael Palin

* * * — Although Erebus and Terror had been refitted by the end of July, Ross had to stay in these bleak and stormy surroundings until the next magnetic-term ...
( Category: Winter Sports October 31,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-10-18 | Author:Geoffrey Wolff [Wolff, Geoffrey]

The Aquidneck (Photo credit 7.1) 1 In his Maritime History of Maine, William Hutchinson Rowe notes, “Very queer specimens were often brought aboard by the crimps. Three of the crew ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers October 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-02 | Author:David L. Brainard

December 5th. A gale broke suddenly on us at 3 a.m. It subsided at noon and the sky cleared beautifully, but in the evening the wind rose again with greater ...
( Category: Winter Sports September 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-17 | Author:Roy Scranton

The dream I had of Mutanabbi Street was a dream that life could win out over death, as the poet Naseer had said a few days ago: a faith that ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence August 6,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Abdel-Motaal, Doaa;

THE MOON AND OTHER CELESTIAL BODIES The Moon Treaty was negotiated to create a more specific regime for the Moon than the Outer Space Treaty. Article 1 of the latter ...
( Category: Politics & Government July 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael G Walling

Blenheims were used as both medium-range bombers and night fighters. They carried a crew of three and were armed with four .303 machine guns. Known as the “Stringbag” by its ...
( Category: Military July 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-08 | Author:Potter, Russell A.;

Schwatka’s plan took advantage of the small size of his party, requiring only a modest amount of equipment beyond what could be obtained once they arrived; he planned to travel ...
( Category: World July 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-06-23 | Author:Michael Smith [Smith, Michael]

Crean was also a popular member of the party and Wright described him as ‘very good natured’. Debenham remembered that his ‘quips and brogue kept the mess-deck part of the ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers June 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-05-15 | Author:Brian Payton [Payton, Brian]

An extraordinary hush descends. No one speaks more than necessary. The crew seeks to relieve its mounting frustration through another day of blasting. This work endows the men with a ...
( Category: Arctic & Antarctica May 15,2018 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2013-05-31 | Author:Michael Pearson

CHAPTER 6 ‘STEER FOR THE SOUND OF THE GUNS’ At 11.15 Kapitän zur See Stange altered course eastwards to 090° to take Lützow away from the snow squall, and out ...
( Category: Military April 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-02-16 | Author:Igor Krupnik [Krupnik, Igor]

In this stifling atmosphere, Menovshchikov, compared with many of his peers at the Leningrad Institute of Linguistics, was a respectable and well-disposed man. He worked hard; in fact, all his ...
( Category: Schools & Teaching April 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-17 | Author:Mann, Chris

In spite of British naval superiority, the vessels of the Royal Navy were unable to do much to hamper the iron ore traffic that was now coming from the repaired ...
( Category: Military April 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-11 | Author:Joanna Kafarowski

Route of Louise Arner Boyd 1937 Expedition. Chapter Seven An Obsessive Pursuit What is the strange attraction of these polar regions … so strong and enduring that once having left ...
( Category: World April 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2005-04-06 | Author:Gerard Kenney

SOURCE: OTTO SVERDRUP’S NEW LAND The Fram, frozen in the ice, winter of 1901–02. While they were waiting, the crew sawed and blasted a channel south of the ship. Only ...
( Category: World April 6,2018 )