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Robert Peary and the quest for the North Pole

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Pole,
  • North Pole.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Peary, Robert E. 1856-1920 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Peary, Robert E. 1856-1920.,
    • Explorers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers.,
    • North Pole -- Juvenile literature.,
    • North Pole.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the history of Admiral Robert Peary"s expeditions to the North Pole, which he reached in 1909.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-106) and index.

      StatementChristopher Dwyer ; introductory essay by Michael Collins.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesWorld explorers
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG635.P4 D85 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1706994M
      ISBN 100791013162, 0791015408
      LC Control Number92008446


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