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Ice story : Shackleton's lost expedition

Author: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition, when the ship the Endurance was crushed in a frozen sea and the men made the perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
ISBN: 0395915244 9780395915240
OCLC Number: 39477773
Description: 120 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Taste for adventure --
Under way at last --
Long, dark winter --
Ice tightens --
Plan for escape --
Farewell, endurance --
Life at ocean camp --
On the move --
"The worst sea in the world" --
Solid ground underfoot --
Crew divided --
Seaworthy Caird --
Life left behind --
South Georgia --
Across uncharted mountains --
Plan for rescue --
"Are you all well?" --
Epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.
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Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition, when the ship the Endurance was crushed in a frozen sea and the men made the perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land.

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