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Ice Blink

The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin"s Lost Polar Expedition

by Scott Cookman

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7616727M
ISBN 100471404209
ISBN 109780471404200


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"Ice Blink is a gripping tale of adventure overlaid with tragedy. Readers will come away from it with a fresh understanding–and a deep compassion–for the men of Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated polar expedition."–Nathan Miller, author of War at Sea: A Naval History of World War IICited by: 9.

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Despite these criticisms, "Ice Blink" is an important addition to the examination of the Franklin Expedition due to the information provided on Stephan Goldner and his canned provisions.

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Also reproduced in book form, Ice Blink: an Antarctic Essay is a dispatch from nowhere, exploring the Antarctic as a hole in the imagination, combining Antarctic myths and fictions, histories of colonial endeavour, lifecycles of icebergs and the very real effects of global warming, with images of contested and uncharted territories.

Reproduced in book form, Ice Blink: An Antarctic Essay is a dispatch from nowhere, exploring the Antarctic as a hole in the imagination by combining Antarctic myths and fictions, histories of colonial endevour, lifecycles of icebergs and the real effects of global warming, with images of contested and uncharted territories.

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