ISBN-10:
0898753775
ISBN-13:
9780898753776
Pub. Date:
01/01/2001
Publisher:
University Press of the Pacific
The First Crossing of Greenland

The First Crossing of Greenland

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ISBN-13: 9780898753776
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Edition description: Reprint New Edition
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.18(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

I.Introduction1
II.The Equipment21
III."Ski" and "Skilobning"48
IV.The Voyage to Iceland68
V.Cruising in the Ice78
VI.The Bladder-Nose Seal and its Capture91
VII.Attempt to Land--Drifting in the Ice105
VIII.Still Drifting125
IX.The East Coast of Greenland147
X.The East Coast--an Eskimo Encampment163
XI.The East Coast--Another Stage Northwards191
XII.The East Coast--Further Dealings with the Eskimo209
XIII.Our Last Encampment on the East Coast228
XIV.Our Start for the West Coast--The Ascent of the Ice243
XV.The Crossing of the "Inland Ice"--We Change Our Course for Godthaab--Some Features of the Climate and the Snow267
XVI.The Crossing of the "Inland Ice"--A Storm in the Interior--Our Domestic Life287
XVII.The Crossing of the "Inland Ice"--The First Sight of Land and First Drink of Water302
XVIII.The Crossing of the "Inland Ice"--The Descent to Ameralikfjord321
XIX.Our Voyage, and Arrival at Godthaab350
XX.Waiting in Ameralikfjord375
XXI.Winter Quarters at Godthaab389
XXII.First Lessons in the "Kayak"402
XXIII.Christmas at Godthaab410
XXIV.Sardlok and Kangek--Notes from My Diary417
XXV.Further Attempts on the "Inland Ice"--The Ship the Ship!--The Voyage Home434
Index448

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