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1 Arctic Journal EULLER, John E. COOK, Frederick A. SAVILE, D.B.O. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 17, No. 4,December 1964
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1964, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume17, No. 4, December 1964. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 19 64. Pp [217]-296. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Includes: John E. Euller's "The Centenary of the Birth of Frederick A. Cook" (pp 219-221) - Reviews the controversy as to whether Cook or Peary wasfirst to reach the North Pole, and presents some considerations indicating the authenticity of Cook's claim: his feasable method of travel and proven ability to make the journey, his accurate description of the polar region, and his consistent story. Also, Cook's discoveries of a westerly drift of ice northwest of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and of ice islands are in line with later findings in the area. Also, J.H. Day and H.M. Rice's "The characteristics of some permafrost soils in the Mackenzie Valley, N.W.T." (pp 222-236); D.B.O. Savile's "General ecology and vascular plants of the Hazen camp area" (pp 237-258); Minze Stuiver, Harold W. Borns, Jr., and GeorgeH. Denton's "Age of a widespread layer of volcanic ash in the southwestern Yukon Territory" (pp 259-261); James M. Havenss's "Climatological notes fr om Axel Heiberg Island, N.W.T., Canada" (pp 261-263); Michael Aleksiuk's "Observations of birds and mammals in the Perry River region, N.W.T." (pp 263-268); J.C.F. Tedrow and G.F. Walton's "Some Quaternary events of northern Alaska" (pp 268-271); Leonard A. LeSchack's "Long-period oscillations of the ice recorded by continuous gravimeter measurements from drift station T-3" (pp 272-279); P.A. Compton's "Recent changes of sea-level along the northeast coast of Brodeur Peninsula, Baffin Island, N.W.T." (pp 279-284); plus News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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