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Severnaia Zemlia. Ostrova Sovetskoi Arktiki. [Northern Land. Soviet Arctic islands].

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Severnaia Zemlia. Ostrova Sovetskoi Arktiki. [Northern Land. Soviet Arctic islands].

by Laktionov A.F

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Arhangel'sk: Ogiz, Severnoe kraevoe izdatel'svo, 1936
Limited to 5.000 copies.
First edition.Earlier description of the archipelago Severnaya Zemlya illustrated throughout with maps, tables and photos.Alexander Fedorovich Laktionov (1899-1965) - the oceanologist and polar explorer. IN the book he describes in details history of opening and studying of Severnaya Zemlya, activity of expedition of G. Ushakov and N. Urvantsev and expeditions of O. Yu. Schmidt from 1929 up to 1936. He analyzes properties of a relief and a geological structure of Severnaya Zemlya, characterizes glaciers, their state and conditions of swimming. Certain paragraphs devoted to climate, plant and animal life of Severnaya Zemlya. The final chapter People of Severnaya Zemlya tells about Laktionov's colleagues, their role in development of the archipelago.One of participants of expeditions on the archipelago the polar explorer Nikolai Urvantsev was sentenced for many years in prison in 1938. Therefore in later editions devoted to polar expeditions of the 30th his name was suppressed, and editions of the 30th were banned.The book contains extensive bibliography.

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Bookseller
Biblionne RU (RU)
Bookseller Inventory #
5637
Title
Severnaia Zemlia. Ostrova Sovetskoi Arktiki. [Northern Land. Soviet Arctic islands].
Author
Laktionov A.F
Format/binding
In original illustrated wrappers
Book condition
Used - in good condition, little tears to spine
Quantity available
1
Edition
120 pp., ill., map
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Ogiz, Severnoe kraevoe izdatel'svo
Place of Publication
Arhangel'sk
Date published
1936
Keywords
Polar expeditions. Provincial press. Banned book
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Banned books; Polar expeditions; Provincial press;
Size
8vo

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