2 edition of Mirage in the Arctic. found in the catalog.
Mirage in the Arctic.
Translation of Ukendt mand til ukendt land.
|Statement||Translated from the Danish by Maurice Michael.|
|LC Classifications||G720 .M68|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||216|
|LC Control Number||56003041|
Background. Following his expedition that failed to reach the North Pole, Robert E. Peary reported in his book that he had sighted distant land from the heights of the northwestern shore of Ellesmere named it Crocker Land, after San Francisco banker George Crocker, one of his financial is now known that Peary's claim was fraudulent, as he wrote in his diary at the. Reaktion Books; pages; $29 and £ but still manages to write rapturously of the beauties of the Arctic. Mr Pinney has gone no further than various libraries, but through the words of.
Dirk Pitt is summoned from his vacation on the sunny beaches of California and sent to the Arctic when an iceberg is discovered that contains the remains of a missing luxury yacht. The Mediterranean Caper. Dirk Pitt is up against an international drug smuggling ring and the evil Bruno Von Till, a German pilot who survived both World Wars to. “This book proves the presence of abnormal refraction – or mirage – at Titanic’s crash site and reveals its previously unseen but crucial role, shedding new light on the tragedy”, he writes. No, this book proves no such thing. Arctic High In his book Maltin claims that Titanic sank “in the centre of a mb Arctic High”. The.
One significant arctic-mirage sighting occurred on when Commander Donald B. MacMillan observed and clearly recognized Capes Joseph Henry and Hekla in Grant Land from his position on Cape Washington on the north Greenland coast km ( miles) away. The Animals - House of the Rising Sun () HQ/Widescreen ♫♥ 55 YEARS & counting - Duration: The Animals Tribute Channel Recommended for you.
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Mirage in the Arctic. [Ejnar Mikkelsen; Maurice Michael; Rupert Hart-Davis Limited,] -- Narrative of 'Duchess of Bedford' expedition to Beaufort Sea. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Mirage in the Arctic at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. But his many books, if nothing else, are likely to keep his name alive, for they provide an enjoyable encounter with an engaging personality.
Fifty-one years after its first publication, Lyons Press have now reissued one of these, Mirage in the Arctic, which covers Mikkelsen’s expedition to search for new land north of Alaska in – Get this from a library.
Mirage in the Arctic: the astounding Mikkelsen expedition. [Ejnar Mikkelsen]. But, in fact, as the day unfolded the men watched as the landscape shifted, dissolving and disappearing in front of their eyes.
On that fated April day, when the mist cleared and Crocker Land was revealed to be a mirage, MacMillan decided to split the four men into two teams. Mirages and other optical illusions occur in the Arctic because of special atmospheric conditions that bend light.
A superior mirage occurs when an image of an object appears above the actual object. Superior mirages sometimes appear in the Arctic because of the weather condition known as a temperature inversion.
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A common Arctic and Antarctic superior mirage is the repeat sunset in which the sun appears to set, reappears, and then sets again some time was witnessed in April on an expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.
On July 17th a mirage of Snaefells Jokull (m asl) in Iceland was seen from the sea at a distance of km. [For more on the arctic mirage see: The Arctic Mirage: An Aid to Discovery.] Arctic-type mirages are not confined only to regions north of 60 degrees latitude, however.
Robert Greenler in his book Rainbows, Haloes and Glories reported on one interesting situation of superior mirage viewing on the night of 26 April Critical reception for The Mirage has been mixed, with Publishers Weekly saying that the book was "exactly what the best popular fiction should be".
The New York Post wrote "Like Philip Roth’s " The Plot Against America " - the premise behind Ruff's alternate-history novel is chilling".Publisher: Harper. “There it was, the land under 80 degrees, a land of stern magnificence, where icebergs rear up almost to the very mountaintops, and mountain rises above mountain; there it was, inviolate, alive to the raucous voice of millions of birds, the continuous staccato bark of foxes, the castanet click as the hoofs of great herds of deer fell in a swinging trot; there it was, surrounded by waters.
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Its purpose was twofold: to. In contrast to a hallucination, a mirage is a real optical phenomenon that can be captured on camera, since light rays are actually refracted to form the false image at the observer's location.
What the image appears to represent, however, is determined by the interpretive faculties of the human mind. Mirage by Ashley Suzanne is mostly a good book. The characters are terrific and the initial story line is huge and encompassing.
I was pulled right in and did not put it down. Unfortunately, I did not have the same reaction as others to the last chapter/5().The arctic or superior mirage is quite the opposite phenomenon from the desert or inferior mirage, which is familiar to all highway travelers as an apparent pool of water lying on the roadway disappearing as it is approached.
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