"As Chief Officer of the 'Nimrod', British Antarctic Expedition1907-9, Master of the 'Aurora', Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, Commander of the Ross Sea Relief Expedition 1916-17 and Master of the 'Discovery', B.A.N.Z.A.R. Expedition 1929-30, the author has added much to our polar literature. in this book he recounts his experiences of the first three expeditions'.--Dustcover.
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