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first flight across the polar sea

Roald Amundsen

first flight across the polar sea

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics -- Flights.,
  • Polar regions.

  • Edition Notes

    American edition (New York, George H. Doran company) has title: First crossing of the polar sea.

    Statementby Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth; with additional chapters by Joh. Höver, Hj. Riiser-Larsen, Gustav Amundsen, Finn Malmgren, B.L. Gottwaldt, with 39 illustrations and a chart.
    ContributionsEllsworth, Lincoln, 1880-1951.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16906467M


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