Antarctic obsession: a personal narrative of the origins of the the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904
An account of the British National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-'04 by Sir Clements Markham, President of the Royal Geographical Society at the time, and organizer of the expedition. Includes information on the history of Antarctic expeditions, maps, photographs, lists and biographies of personnel, instructions, equipment required for the voyage.
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Admiralty alterations Antarctic Regions appointed April Archibald Geikie Arctic Expedition Armitage born Buchanan Cape Captain Creak Captain Scott Civilian Scientific Staff Civilian Staff Commander deep sea Director Discovery Dundee engine room Entry crossed Ernest Shackleton Executive Committee exploration Geikie Gregory Gregory's Hydrographer instructions Joint Committee July June Koettlitz landing party Letters by Morning Lieut Lieutenant Longhurst Longstaff Lord Lyttelton Madeira magnetic observations magnetic observatory meeting Melbourne Michael Foster month Murray Nares narrative National Antarctic Expedition Navy objects polar Poulton President Prof Quadrant R.G.S. Council R.S. Officials Ross Royal Geographical Society Royal Society sail Secretary Shackleton ship Ship's Sir Anthony Hoskins Sir Clements Markham Sir George Goldie Sir James Ross Sir Joseph Hooker Sir Leopold McClintock Sir Michael Foster Sir Vesey Hamilton Skelton sledge parties Sledge Traveller steam teeth stopped Tizard Total travelling Vesey Hamilton Victoria Land voyage Ward Room Wharton William William Huggins winter wrote