Item #13562 Innocents in the Arctic; The 1951 Spitsbergen Expedition. Colin Bull.

Innocents in the Arctic; The 1951 Spitsbergen Expedition

Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska, 2005. Fine in Fine dust-jacket First Edition. Signed by Author on title page [9.25x6.25in]; xviii, 254 pp., numerous black and white images in text, several color images on plates, fold out color caricature illustration of expedition, list of publications and index; Dark blue cloth covers with silver lettering on spine and front; Blue dust jacket with white lettering on spine and front, color image of expedition members crossing stream, summary of book on rear cover. Item #13562

Collin Bull was the cook and glaciologist on this expedition for adventure and scientific discovery. From the dust jacket, "Innocents in the Arctic chronicles this Birmingham University expedition with an absorbing combination of wit and historical insight. ... the expedition was a scientific success and helped to unravel a geological puzzle - why were relatively recent fossils entombed within rocks that were twice as old? The answers to this question and others contributed to an understanding of he evolution of the North Atlantic.

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