South!: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914 - 1917

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BoD – Books on Demand, 2010 - Travel - 384 pages
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Account of the Imperial Trans-Antartic Expedition attempted by Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew. The goal of making the first land crossing of the Antartic Continent was never reached. Instead, the Endurance, Shackleton's ship, got trapped in pack ice, and Shackleton's new aim was to rescue all his crew members, in which he finally succeeded. Originally released in 1919.
  

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Review: South: The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914 - 1917

User Review  - Theo - Goodreads

This book is fascinating. I kept thinking as I started reading this book. There is no way I will enjoy this book. I did. It has a dry sense of humor and the story is interesting and unbelievable. What ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Ferrers - Goodreads

Ernest Shackleton was undoubtedly a great and gifted leader, a man who understood the strengths and weaknesses of each member of his team and was thus able to get the best out of each. I like that he ... Read full review

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Contents

INTO THE WEDDELL SEA
1
NEW LAND
16
WINTER MONTHS
32
LOSS OF THE ENDURANCE
53
OCEAN CAMP
73
THE MARCH BETWEEN
87
PATIENCE CAMP
91
ESCAPE FROM THE ICE
100
WINTERING IN McMURDO SOUND
223
LAYING THE DEPOTS
234
THE AURORAS DRIFT
259
THE LAST RELIEF
285
THE FINAL PHASE
288
APPENDIX I
291
SEAICE NOMENCLATURE
293
METEOROLOGY
297

THE BOAT JOURNEY
133
ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA
166
THE RESCUE
177
ELEPHANT ISLAND
188
THE ROSS SEA PARTY
204
PHYSICS
301
SOUTH ATLANTIC WHALES AND WHALING
307
APPENDIX II
317
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