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The private life of polar exploration

by J. M. Scott

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Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions,
  • Antarctica,
  • Arctic regions.,
  • Antarctica.
    • Subjects:
    • Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions.,
    • Scientific expeditions -- Antarctica.,
    • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.M. Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG626 .S36x 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 177 p., [36] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2154181M
      ISBN 100851581536
      LC Control Number88672379

      The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two.   Following up on our recent look into the world of fictional adventure literature, we now turn to the true life tales of exploration, adventure, and survival against all odds that have inspired countless readers for their fictional counterparts, these riveting tales of conquests and ill fated journeys are completely true, and stand as a testament to man’s unquenchable.

      Polar Exploration Explores some of the famous adventures of Ernest Shackleton, Douglas Mawson, Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen. This title narrates stories far less well known to tell of poisonings, cannibalism, false claims, near misses and the feared killer of the polar regions - scurvy/5(1). The romance of polar exploration ; interesting descriptions of Arctic and Antarctic adventure from the earliest time to the voyage of the "Discovery," By. Scott, G. Firth Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. London:Seeley and Co., Subjects.

      If it’s a cliche to say I couldn’t put this book down, well, too bad: I couldn’t put this book down.” —Jess Walter, bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins “Polar exploration is utter madness. It is the insistence of life where life shouldn’t exist. THE PRIVATE LIFE OF POLAR EXPLORATION Hardcover DJ Near Fine By: Scott, J. M. Price $ ~ Regular $, You Save $ (90%) - Item # PL View Details. THE TRUE BOOK ABOUT THE NORTH POLE Eric Shipton 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine [Shipton's Scarcest Book] By: Shipton, Eric.


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This gripping book is a testament to the bravery and sheer doggedness of men determined to survive despite harsh conditions." ―Library JournalReviews:   Max Jones is the author of The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice, an examination of the enduring appeal of the Scott story, the drive to explore hostile environments and the.

Technically I wouldn’t count Alex’s book as a polar book as it is about Greenland (Arctic) rather than the polar regions. I haven’t read the other two books yet, but perhaps I should follow up on your recommendation.

Reply. Alex Hibbert Posted Octo at pm. 18 Bathurst Walk, Iver, Buckinghamshire, SL0 9AZ, U.K. Tel: +44 (0) / Fax: +44 (0) Email: [email protected]@ 5 ANTARCTIC BOOKS 6 Auction Bonhams Catalogue The Polar Sale March Fine softback £10 7 Auction Christies Catalogue Exploration &Travel Sept Fine softback £10 8 Bagshawe, Two Men in the Antarctic: Expedition to Graham Land Thomas W First Edition CUP Foreword by Frank Debenham pp 33 plates two panoramas maps on eps.

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The South Polar Times was a magazine created by the crew of the two Antarctic voyages led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott in the early 20th century: the Discovery Expedition (–04), and the Terra Nova Expedition (–13).

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