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Into the Ice Sea: Barent's Wintering on Novaya Zemlya: A Renaissance Voyage of Discovery

By: J Zeeberg

315 pages, illus


Paperback | Dec 2005 | #156429 | ISBN: 9051709269
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Archaeologists connected with Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum journeyed into the Russian Arctic to rediscover the graves, ship and wintering cabin of Willem Barents' expedition, lost 400 years ago on the shores of a remote Arctic island while charting a passage to Asia.

This book is the account of several expeditions during the 1990s and their historical parallels of four centuries.

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