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Oceans, poles and airmen

the first flights over wide waters and desolate ice.
  • 307 Pages
  • 1.22 MB
  • English
Random House , New York
Aeronautics -- Flights, Polar regions -- Aerial exploration, Air p
LC ClassificationsTL721.1 .M6
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 307 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5316576M
ISBN 100394462378
LC Control Number72140720

Richard Monague's "Oceans,Poles, and Airmen" brings out that Bernt Balchen's book "Come North with me" was censured by Byrd because Bernt pointed out that with the top speed of the plane, the time from and back to Spitsbergen, and the distance to the North Pole, no 5/5(1).

Richard Monague's "Oceans,Poles, and Airmen" brings out that Bernt Balchen's book "Come North with me" was censured by Byrd because Bernt pointed out that with the top speed of the plane, the time from and back to Spitsbergen, and the distance to the North Pole, no Cited by: 1.

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