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Map-making during the expedition

Michael Spender

Map-making during the expedition

by Michael Spender

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Published by C. A. Reitzel in København .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greenland,
  • Greenland.
    • Subjects:
    • Cartography -- Greenland.,
    • Greenland -- Maps.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Michael Spender. With 4 figures in the text and 2 plates.
      GenreMaps.
      SeriesMeddelelser om Grønland, udgivne af Kommmisionen for videnskabelige undersøgelser i Grønland,, bd. 104, nr. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ115 .D39 bd. 104, nr. 2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL187272M
      LC Control Numbera 45000300
      OCLC/WorldCa6334934

      Stephen E. Ambrose was the author of many best-selling books about American history, including Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and . Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery have been referred to as "the writingest" group of explorers to undertake a major overland expedition. The same thing can be said for their mapmaking. They prepared about maps on the trail and collected some 30 maps from Indians, fur trappers, and traders.

      Broad Peak Expedition ( m) Gasherbrum II Expedition ( m) Gasherbrum I & II Expedition ( m & m) Contact Us; Amin Brakk Expedition ( m) Amin Brakk is an impressive wall and its technical complications make it appealing to adventure lovers. The American Expeditionary Force, North Russia (AEF in North Russia) (also known as the Polar Bear Expedition) was a contingent of about 5, United States Army troops that landed in Arkhangelsk, Russia as part of the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil fought the Red Army in the surrounding region during the period of September through to July

      Atlas accompanying v. 33 x2 5 cm.; v. 69 x 55 cm. United States Exploring Expedition. During the year , , , , Meriwether Lewis once called the expedition "a darling project of mine." This book has been that for me during the past four years. Thanking friends, colleagues, and companions for support, encouragement, and criticism is the most pleasant task any writer can undertake.


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