The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration

The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration

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In this grand and astonishing tale, Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S. A. Andrée, the visionary Swedish aeronaut who, in 1897, during the great age of Arctic endeavor, left to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon. Called by a British military officer “the most original and remarkable attempt ever made in Arctic exploration,” Andrée’s expedition was followed by nearly the entire world, and it made him an international legend.… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (January 24, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 3.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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