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The crossing of Antarctica; the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958,

Author: Vivian Fuchs, Sir.; Edmund Hillary
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1959, ©1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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A detailed account of the first full crossing of Antarctica via the South Pole by the Commonwealth Expedition. This crossing was completed on March 2, 1958, when two groups, one traveling south from Shackleton Base under Dr. Fuchs' direction and the other traveling north from Ross Island under Sir Edmund Hillary's direction, met at Scott Base.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fuchs, Vivian, Sir.
Crossing of Antarctica.
Boston, Little, Brown [1959, ©1958]
(OCoLC)760607100
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Fuchs, Sir.; Edmund Hillary
OCLC Number: 1269885
Description: xv, 328 pages plates (some color) portraits, maps 23 cm
Responsibility: by Vivian Fuchs and Edmund Hillary.

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A detailed account of the first full crossing of Antarctica via the South Pole by the Commonwealth Expedition. This crossing was completed on March 2, 1958, when two groups, one traveling south from Shackleton Base under Dr. Fuchs' direction and the other traveling north from Ross Island under Sir Edmund Hillary's direction, met at Scott Base.

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