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Shackleton of the Antarctic

Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 115 pages
Originally published: Tallahassee, Fla.: E'othen Press, c2002.
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Vilhjalmur Stefansson: Arctic Adventurer

Tom Henighan - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 216 pages
Born in Manitoba of Icelandic parents, Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879-1962) became one of Canada’s most famous and controversial Arctic explorers. After graduate studies in ...
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The Lost Men: The Harrowing Saga of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party

Kelly Tyler-Lewis - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 366 pages
An account of the support group that was dispatched to an opposing side of the continent to assist Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 historical crossing of the Antarctic describes ...
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Scott of the Antarctic: A Biography

David Crane - History - 2008 - 608 pages
Historian David Crane, with full access to the explorer’s papers, diaries, and expedition records, gives us an illuminating portrait of Robert Falcon Scott that is more nuanced ...
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South: The Endurance Expedition

Ernest Shackleton - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 416 pages
As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial ...
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How Peary Reached the Pole: The Personal Story of His Assistant

Donald MacMillan - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 366 pages
MacMillan used the journal he kept during the expedition to provide an intimate view of day-to-day activities and relationships with other members of the party, detailing how ...
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As Affecting the Fate of My Absent Husband: Selected Letters of Lady ...

Lady Jane Franklin, Erika Behrisch Elce - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 241 pages
From her optimistic requests to whaling ships to her persistent demands for Admiralty aid, Lady Franklin played a crucial role in the search for her husband. Her correspondence ...
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An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science

Edward J. Larson - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 326 pages
Examines the pioneering Antarctic expeditions of the early twentieth century within the context of a larger scientific, social, and geopolitical context.
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Mawson's Will: The Greatest Polar Survival Story Ever Written

Lennard Bickel - History - 2011 - 272 pages
Mawson's Will is the dramatic story of what Sir Edmund Hillary calls "the most outstanding solo journey ever recorded in Antarctic history." For weeks in Antarctica, Douglas ...
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The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains

Edmund Stump - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 254 pages
DIVA fascinating portrait and history of the most obscure mountains on Earth, by a modern scientist-explorer with unsurpassed knowledge of the region/div
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