The Other Side Of The Ice

Author: Sprague Theobald
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781634502986
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Traces the author's family's 8,500-mile voyage along the dangerous Northwest Passage, describing the divorce-related mistrust that overshadowed the endeavor and the formidable environmental factors that posed constant threats.

Ice Ghosts

Author: Paul Watson
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393355864
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Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the lost Franklin Expedition of 1845--whose two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, and their crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice--with the modern tale of the scientists, divers, and local ...

Ice A Passage Through Time

Author: Hal Gage
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557009200
Size: 31.23 MB
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Winter in Alaska is the time of ice, when the sun slips to the south and the
darkness grows, and the earth freezes. But those who live here know that there
are moments of great beauty in the cold of winter; that ice can glow like diamonds
when lit by the sun. Photographer Hal Gage has lived in Alaska his whole life, the
son of a jeweler, now showing his own collection of gems discovered in the ice.
But unlike diamonds, which we are told are forever, ice is ephemeralŕgrowing in
the cold ...

The Ice Diaries

Author: William R. Anderson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 0785227598
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That exploration, under my command, charted a top-of-the-world, under-ice
passage between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans by way of the North Pole. But
our book was necessarily incomplete. Most of what actually happened remained
hidden to public eyes— highly classified—for years afterward. Security concerns
prevented us from revealing the most interesting features and capabilities of our
nation's first nuclear submarine. We included very little background information
on ...

Journal Of A Voyage For The Discovery Of A North West Passage From The Atlantic To The Pacific

Author: William Edward Parry
Publisher:
ISBN:
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23. her harbour to the place where the Griper was lying, considering that a ship
might easily be forced on shore by the ice without suffering any serious damage;
but that one of those enormous masses falling upon her deck must inevitably
crush or sink her. The weather being again calm on the 20th and 21st allowed
the “ young ice” to form upon the surface to such a degree as firmly to cement
together the loose pieces which hung about the ships; and it did not thaw during
those days, ...

Technical And Economic Problems Of Channel Icing

Author:
Publisher: PIANC
ISBN: 287223148X
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This warmer water retards the growth of ice around dam piers, gate seals, and
gate structural elements. This solution works better in deeper water where even
minor temperature stratifications exist. In shallow areas, such as most river
navigation channels, the water body is fully mixed and there is not enough
warmer bottom water for this technique to be effective. • Ice passage gates are
either spillways or gates specifically designed for passing brash ice from the
upper lock approach ...

The North West Passage

Author: Roald Amundsen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108071597
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clothing—to each of our company, so that we might be ready to meet the ice.
Most of us had also procured sealskin clothing by barter. On August 6th we were
abreast of Upernivik, 12 miles off. Here hundreds of icebergs had collected. They
looked larger and more compact than those we met to the south. Of drift ice we
had not yet seen a trace, and we began to entertain the hope of slipping
unhindered across Melville Bay. The day after we passed Itivdliarsuk in latitude
73° 30' N ., the ...

Dangerous Passage

Author: Gerard Kenney
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1554881404
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There are many unsettling issues facing the countries of the world, and especially
Canada, concerning the future of the Northwest Passage in this time of melting
ice caps, glaciers and sea ice in the Arctic. Canada in particular has a high stake
in the foreseeable opening of the Passage to commercial navigation. There are
estimates ranging from less than twenty years, and up, as to when the ice in the
Passage will be thin enough to permit maritime traffic on an economic basis. The
ice ...

Resolute

Author: Martin W. Sandler
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402758614
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Fascinating rare photographs, paintings, engravings, and maps illustrate the book throughout.