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The heart of the Antarctic : being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909

Author: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, ©1999.
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Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
ISBN: 0786706848 9780786706846
OCLC Number: 42305626
Notes: Originally published as a two volume work in 1909.
Description: xviii, 452 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Inception and Preparation of the Expedition --
The Staff --
The First Stage --
Lyttelton to the Antarctic Circle --
The Attempt to Reach King Edward VII Land --
The Selection of the Winter Quarters --
The Landing of Stores and Equipment --
A Blizzard : The Departure of the ``Nimrod'' --
Around the Winter Quarters: Completion of the Hut --
First Days in Winter Quarters --
Sledging Equipment: Ponies and Dogs --
The Conquest of Mount Erebus --
Results of the Erebus Journey --
Life and Work in Winter Quarters --
The Polar Night --
Spring Sledging Journeys --
Southern Depot Journey --
Preparation for the Southern Journey --
First Days of the Southern March --
Steady Progress : The Sighting of New Land --
Beyond All Former Footsteps --
On the Great Glacier --
On the Plateau to the Farthest South --
The Return March --
The Final Stage --
Some Notes on the Southern Journey --
Summer at the Winter Quarters --
Return of the ``Nimrod'' --
The Bluff Depot Journey --
The Western Journey --
All Aboard : The Return to New Zealand.
Responsibility: Ernest Shackleton.
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