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Published by The Foundation in Rockville, MD (P.O. Box 1126, Rockville 20850) .
Written in English

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    • Peary, Robert E. 1856-1920 -- Travel.,
    • North Pole.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Foundation for the Promotion of the Art of Navigation.
      ContributionsDavies, Eloise E., Foundation for the Promotion of the Art of Navigation., National Geographic Society (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG635.P4 R62 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination181, [74] p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1912291M
      LC Control Number90118990


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Peary could have done the same in A Negro Explorer At The North Pole []. By Matthew A. Henson. Introduction by Booker T. Washington. Forward presented by Robert E. Peary. "I am reminded in this connection that Matthew Henson is not the first colored man who by his fidelity and devotion has made himself the trusty companion of the men who have explored and opened up the western continent/5(16).

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(Robert Edwin), The North Pole: Its Discovery in under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club, contrib. by Gilbert. In Peary's dairy of April 7,he recorded that the North Pole had been reached by man.

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First trade edition of Peary's fascinating account of his expedition to the North Pole, with large. Admiral Peary' daughter, Marie Ahnighito Peary Stafford of Brunswick, Maine, and his son, Robert E.

Peary, Jr., have shared their father's fascination for the North. Mrs. Stafford, who was born only 13 degrees from the North Pole, had made four trips to the Arctic regions before she was In she headed the Memorial Expedition to Greenland. PEARY, Robert E. The North Pole.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, Thick octavo, modern three-quarter navy morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, uncut. Signed limited “General Hubbard” edition of Peary’s illustrated account of his journey to the North Pole, number of only copies signed by Peary. Robert Edwin Peary, Sr.

(May 6, – Febru ) was an American explorer who claimed to have reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April 6, Peary's claim was widely credited for most of the 20th century, rather than the competing claim by Frederick Cook, who said he got there a year claims were widely debated in newspapers until Born: Robert Edwin Peary, May 6.

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Stokes Company, xxxii,pp. 8 color plates, black and white illustrations from photographs; folding colored map. The Geographic article concluding that Peary probably missed the pole and ended up 30 to 80 miles to the left is presented as if it were the first to raise a doubt about Peary: "Through 75 years.

Robert Peary: | | | |Rear Admiral Robert Peary| | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Biography of Robert Edwin Peary and his successful attainment of the North Pole written by his assistant Donald Baxter MacMillan.

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Peary or Dr. Frederick A. Cook reached the North Pole. It remains a debatable point among scientists and historians but after reading Peary’s unabridged personal account, The NORTH POLE first published inI am in no mood to quibble.

Robert Edwin Peary was an American explorer who claimed to have first reached the geographic North Pole in He is one of the highly acclaimed dog team and sledge polar explorers to make considerable efforts for understanding the Inuit culture and Artic circle.Robert Edwin Peary was born on May 6,in Cresson, Pennsylvania, to Charles N.

and Mary P. his father died inPeary's mother took the boy with her and settled in Portland, Maine. After growing up in Portland, Peary attended Bowdoin College, some 36 miles (58 km) to the was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa fraternities while at college.In the footsteps of Peary's Arctic Quest, from Brunswick to the edge of the Polar Sea, is a book launch and conversation with Susan A.

Kaplan and Genevieve M. LeMoine about their newly published book, Peary’s Arctic Quest: Untold Stories from Robert E. Peary’s North Pole Expeditions (Downeast Books, ). Copies of the book will be.