Sir Hubert Wilkins
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Sir Hubert Wilkins enigma of exploration. by Grierson, John

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English


  • Wilkins, George H. -- Sir, -- 1888-1958.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsG246.W56 G7 1960, G246.W56 G7 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17638602M

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To find and rescue them — if they were still alive — the Russian government commissioned Arctic explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins to organize and lead an ae It began in Autumn when a group of Russian flyers on a trans-polar flight crashed on a shelf of ice on the Alaskan side of the Pole/5(2). He became the first person to fly across the Arctic from America to Europe, a feat the New York Times called "the greatest flight in history," which earned him a knighthood, a ticker-tape parade in New York City, and many other honors. He was also the first to fly in the Antarctic and to discover land by airplane, and the first to take a submarine under the Arctic ice.4/5(1). Sir Hubert Wilkins' attempt to take a submarine beneath the North pole in reinforced his idea that submarines were the ideal way to travel in the Arctic Ocean. In the late 's he commenced plans to build a greater submarine in which to travel under the Arctic . SIR HUBERT WILKINS () was an Australian polar explorer, ornithologist, pilot, soldier, geographer and photographer who gained international renown for his pioneering flights in the Arctic and Antarctic. On 15 April , Wilkins and co-navigator Ben Eielson made a historic trans-Arctic crossing from Point Barrow, Alaska, to Spitsbergen, Norway.

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1st printing. Inscribed by Lowell Thomas on front flyleaf. Also has a bookplate laid in with signature on it of Hubert Wilkins and prior owner. A tight, square copy. pp. Photos. Unclipped jacket is lightly rubbed and in a protective mylar cover.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Read more. Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Febru | History. An edition of Sir Hubert Wilkins () Sir Hubert Wilkins His World of Adventure—A Biography by Lowell Thomas, Sr. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read; This edition published in by McGraw-Hill in. Sir Hubert Wilkins iBook. A digital artefact created by teacher Andy Payne, this media-rich Apple iBook format presentation explores the life of Sir Hubert Wilkins, highlighting amazing facts and stories. It’s perfect for use as a teaching aid or for anyone who wants to know more about Sir Hubert. Sir George Hubert Wilkins (—) is a name not widely known to Australians, even in his own state of South Australia. Wilkins is better known in the United States from where he launched his major polar expeditions and spent most of the last thirty years of his life.