Across the top of the world: to the North Pole by sled, balloon, airplane, and nuclear icebreaker
A chronicle of the history of polar exploration describes the 1991 expedition of a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker across the polar ice cap and discusses previous expeditions to the North Pole and the explorers who took part. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
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ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD: To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear IcebreakerUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Uneven mix of travelogue and polar history, as Fisher (Environmental Sciences/Univ. of Miami; Hostage One, 1989, etc.) sails on the first surface vessel to reach the North Pole. A breathless tale of ... Read full review
Across the top of the world: to the North Pole by sled, balloon, airplane, and nuclear icebreakerUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In July 1991, Fisher embarked on the journey of a lifetime aboard a nuclear-powered luxury cruise ship from the Soviet Union. His destination was the North Pole. This account is an excellent day-to ... Read full review