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The race for the South Pole : the expedition diaries of Scott and Amundsen

Author: Roland Huntford; Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
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In 1910 Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. 2010 marks the centenary of the last great race of terrestrial discovery. For the first time Scott's unedited diaries run alongside those of both Amundsen and Olav Bjaaland, never before translated into English. Cutting through the welter of controversy to the events  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Huntford, Roland, 1927-
Race for the South Pole.
London : Continuum, 2010
(OCoLC)535494695
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen; Roald Amundsen; Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen; Robert Falcon Scott
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Huntford; Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen
ISBN: 9781441110770 1441110771 1282821652 9781282821651 9781441149282 1441149287
OCLC Number: 676701435
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 330 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Note on the Text; Dramatis Personae; Abbreviations; Introduction; Race for the South Pole; Epilogue; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Roland Huntford.

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In 1910, Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. 2010, marks the centenary of the last great  Read more...

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