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Across the top of the world

to the North Pole by sled, balloon, airplane, and nuclear icebreaker

by David E. Fisher

  • 336 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions,
  • North Pole.
    • Subjects:
    • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • North Pole.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-250).

      StatementDavid E. Fisher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG620 .F56 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1744642M
      ISBN 10067941116X
      LC Control Number92053641
      OCLC/WorldCa25748099

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