The Exploration of the North and South Poles
Explorers Discovering the World
The last parts of the globe to be explored by man, the North and South Poles, offer endless fascination for explorers and readers alike. Readers will learn how humanity pushed to the edges of the Earth in the quest for knowledge and explore the exploits of famous explorers such as Robert E. Peary and John Franklin. Full-color photographs show the coldest parts of the globe in stunning detail. Fact boxes add depth to every expedition and journey, while glossary terms and further information give readers an in-depth examination of this exciting topic.