A Winter Away from Home

A Winter Away from Home

Author: Rayner Unwin

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN: 0924486856

Category: History

Page: 263

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The first West Europeans to winter in the high Arctic and survive, Dutch sailing-master William Barents and his 16-member crew battled scurvy, hunger, the assaults of bears, and the intense winter cold, then made a 1,600-mile escape in open boats. Barents died on the way home, but his voyage was meticulously recorded in remarkably vivid detail by one of the survivors.
A Winter Away from Home
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Rayner Unwin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

The first West Europeans to winter in the high Arctic and survive, Dutch sailing-master William Barents and his 16-member crew battled scurvy, hunger, the assaults of bears, and the intense winter cold, then made a 1,600-mile escape in open boats. Barents died on the way home, but his voyage was
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