A first rate tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the race to the South Pole
A vivid account of one of the century's great misadventures--Robert Falcon Scott's doomed British expedition to Antarctica of 1910. 3 maps. Two 8-page inserts.
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The Early Heats of the Great Race
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