When the Pole Star shone

a history of exploration by M. Langley

Publisher: Harrap

Written in English
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The mysterious Captain of the Pole Star is a hypnotic character. The Doctor narrator, (Hmmm, another Doctor narrator?) is in an excellent position to tell the story from all perspectives. The story is first rate, the narration by BJ Harrison is better than some of his books and his . Under a Pole Star is an adventure, an illicit romance, and a life-defying exploration of a land most of us know nothing about. The contrast of the lovers' blazing relationship set against the frigid Arctic and the secrets that propel the narrative will keep readers riveted in this hard-to-forget, mesmerizing tale!". Save on ISBN has Quintillius The Star That Shone by William B Thielking and over 50 million more used, rare, and out-of-print books. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Döllen, Wilhelm, Portable transit instrument in the vertical of the pole star. Washington, Govt. Print.

Polaris (/ p oʊ ˈ l ɛər ɪ s /), designated α Ursae Minoris (Latinized to Alpha Ursae Minoris, abbreviated Alpha UMi, α UMi), commonly the North Star or Pole Star, is the brightest star in the constellation of Ursa is very close to the north celestial pole, making it the current northern pole revised Hipparcos parallax gives a distance to Polaris of about light.   Land under the pole star a voyage to the Norse settlements of Greenland and the saga of the people that vanished. Translated from the Norwegian by Naomi Walford. by Helge Ingstad. Published by St. Martin's Press in New York. Written in English. Under A Pole Star (Book): Penney, Stef: A whaler's daughter, Flora Mackie first crossed the Arctic Circle at the age of twelve and fell in love with the cold and unforgiving terrain. In , she sets out to become a scientist and explorer. Despite those who believe that a young woman has no place in this harsh world of men, her determination leads her back to northern Greenland at the head. EBFinder The Black Star Passes A sky pirate armed with superior weapons of his own contact with an alien race dangerous enough to threaten the safety of two arrival of an unseen dark sun whose attendant marauders aimed at the very end of civilization in this Solar System. download pdf epub kindle.

More Books. More by this Author "My lads," he said, "no doubt you think I brought you into this fix, if it is a fix, and maybe some of you feel bitter against me on account of it. But you must remember that for many a season no ship that comes to the country has brought in as much oil-money as the old Pole-Star, and every one of you has had his.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Langley, Michael, When the Pole Star shone. London, Harrap [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography.

The story opens with a frame sequence inas the elderly Flora Cochrane and young Randall Crane are set to fly to the North Pole as part of an American expedition. Randall is fascinated by Flora, so she recounts for him the Arctic explorations that she led a half-century before, a tale that makes up the bulk of the :   The Pole Star Family book.

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From H. So the Star of Bethlehem wasn't the North Star, which is a bright star that's commonly seen during the Christmas season. The North Star, called Polaris, shines over the North Pole and isn't related to the star that shone over Bethlehem on the first Christmas.

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Book 1 in the series is Yam Festival. A pole star or polar star is a star, preferably bright, nearly aligned with the axis of a rotating astronomical body. Currently, Earth's pole stars are Polaris (Alpha Ursae Minoris), a magnitude-2 star aligned approximately with its northern axis, and a pre-eminent star in celestial navigation, and Polaris Australis (Sigma Octantis), a much dimmer star.

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The Captain of the Pole-Star: I like a setting in the frozen polar regions - and shades of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley haunt these environs. The story is told in the form of a journal by a young ship's doctor, concerned for the sanity of the titular captain/5(17). Description: One day, when the North Pole was the coldest it had been in centuries, a star fell.

When it hit the ice covered landscape, it shone so brightly, the people were afraid to touch it. One brave soul did, and this staff is the result. Thanks to Element Die and Xia. #42 in my bookclub AROUND THE YEAR IN 52 BOOKS was “THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLE-STAR” (a book that takes place on, in, or underwater) by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.

I read this Kindle book while listening to the audible version narrated by B.J. HARRISON. For reasons that are unclear, Nicholas Craigie, Captain of the Pole-Star, decides to anchor in the /5(18).

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Second impression Another story about Mike, Belinda and Ann, who live in caravans each weekend. This is about how they all go for a long trip in a steamer, The Pole Star, and how they visit far away lands.

A star shone by Robbie Trent, beautifully illustrated by Margaret Ayer, is the first of a series of four books designed for preschool children. Both stories and pictures have been checked for historical accuracy by Dr. Cyrus H Gordon, distinguished Biblical : Robbie Trent.

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Open to the public by chance or by appointment. GuaranteeSeller Rating: % positive. Rev."And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made.

With this last link in a strange chain of evidence I close my diary of the voyage of the Pole-Star. [NOTE by Dr. John M’Alister Ray, senior.—I have read over the strange events connected with the death of the Captain of the Pole-Star, as narrated in the journal of my son.

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Under a Pole Star Stef Penney. Quercus, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book This as the elderly Flora Cochrane and young Randall Crane are set to fly to the North Pole as. The second book, The Saucy Jane Family, told how they went for a holiday on a houseboat.

In The Seaside Family they take the caravans to the seaside for the summer. This book tells how they all go for a long trip in a big steamer, the Pole Star, and how they visit faraway lands, and what they do.

‎Word goes among the crew of the Pole Star that the captain is haunted by demons. And after the days turn into weeks in the frigid Arctic Ocean, stories begin to circulate of ghosts and midnight hauntings.

The Captain Of The Pole-Star. Page 1 of More Books. More by this Author [Being an extract from the singular journal of JOHN M`ALISTER RAY, student of medicine.] September 11thLat. 81 degrees 40' N.; long. 2 degrees E. Still lying-to amid enormous ice fields. The one which stretches away to the north of us, and to which our ice-anchor is.Pole Star is the third book in the A Star to Guide Her trilogy.

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