The Last Explorer: Hubert Wilkins, Hero of the Great Age of Polar Exploration

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Arcade Publishing, 2006 - 346 halaman
He became the first person to fly across the Arctic from America to Europe, a feat the New York Times called "the greatest flight in history," which earned him a knighthood, a ticker-tape parade in New York City, and many other honors. He was also the first to fly in the Antarctic and to discover land by airplane, and the first to take a submarine under the Arctic ice. He disproved the ancient myth of a hidden continent in the north. A visionary who, almost a century ago, grasped the link between the poles and changing global weather, Wilkins was a pioneer in weather forecasting and the study of global warming."
 

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If Hubert Wilkins was like other pole explorers with dozens and dozen of books written about him, this book might not be the greatest work. Like many historical biographies there is a habit of ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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