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Record #177624:

The last explorer: Hubert Wilkins, hero of the great age of polar exploration / Simon Nasht.

Title: The last explorer: Hubert Wilkins, hero of the great age of polar exploration / Simon Nasht.
Author(s): Nasht, Simon.
Date: 2006.
Publisher: New York: Arcade
Abstract: Biography of Hubert Wilkins, noting exploits as newsreel cameraman, reporter, pilot, spy, war hero and adventurer. Describes Wilkins's recognition of importance of new technology in exploring uncharted worlds; involvement in mapping Canadian Arctic; and achievements as first person to fly across Arctic from America to Europe, to fly in Antarctic, and to take submarine under Arctic ice.
Notes:

British edition published in Edinburgh by Berlinn Books as No more beyond : the life of Hubert Wilkins.

Keywords: 656.7(091) -- History of aviation.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
92 -- Biographies: Wilkins, George Hubert.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*301) -- North Pole.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*60) -- Arctic Ocean and adjacent waters.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*826) -- Weddell Sea.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Wilkins, G.H.]
ISBN: 1559708255
SPRI record no.: 177624

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876 ## ‡zReviewed by Stephen Scott-Fawcett in James Caird Society Journal. 2008, 4 : 65-67. Also reviewed by Simon Nasht in Aurora. Anare Club Journal. 2013, 32(3) :16
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