The ice balloon: S.A. Andrée and the heroic age of Arctic exploration

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In 1897 Swedish explorer S. A. Andrée attempted to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon. Andrée's flight and the journey afterward are filled with suspense and adventure, a haunting story of high ambition and courage.
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subject_facet Andrée, Salomon August, -- 1854-1897
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration
Balloon ascensions -- Arctic regions
Explorers -- Sweden -- Biography
Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration
title_display The ice balloon : S.A. Andrée and the heroic age of Arctic exploration
title_full The Ice Balloon S. A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
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Explorers
History
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