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Author Kobalenko, Jerry.

Title The horizontal Everest : extreme journeys on Ellesmere Island / Jerry Kobalenko.

Published New York : Soho Press, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  917.195 KOBA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes index.
Contents Chapter 1 Into the Void 1 -- Chapter 2 Raw Fear 23 -- Chapter 3 Getting Away with Murder 33 -- Chapter 4 Horizontal Everest 51 -- Chapter 5 Dance of the Sea Ice 85 -- Chapter 6 Life in the Freezer 105 -- Chapter 7 Inanimate Things 125 -- Chapter 8 Ken Dryden Factor 159 -- Chapter 9 Inside the Arctic Triangle 173 -- Chapter 10 Shores of the Polar Sea 189 -- Chapter 11 On High Alert 207 -- Chapter 12 They, the People 221 -- Chapter 13 Tours de Force 239.
Summary Both the heaven and hell of the high Arctic, Ellesmere Island lies a mere 450 miles from the North Pole. Kobalenko has made more visits there than anyone, past or present, and he now recounts the island's thrilling history of exploration, adventures, murder, and deadly encounters.
Subject Kobalenko, Jerry -- Travel -- Nunavut -- Ellesmere Island.
Extreme environments -- Nunavut -- Ellesmere Island.
Ellesmere Island (Nunavut) -- Description and travel.
Ellesmere Island (Nunavut) -- Discovery and exploration.
ISBN 1569472661 (alk. paper)