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Race to the end : Amundsen, Scott, and the attainment of the South Pole

Author: R D E MacPhee; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: New York ; London : Sterling Innovation, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on expedition leaders, Scott and Amundsen, as well as revealing other members and their motivations.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen; Roald Amundsen; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R D E MacPhee; American Museum of Natural History.
ISBN: 9781402770296 1402770294
OCLC Number: 435802027
Notes: Written to accompany an exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History--Preface.
Issued in slipcase.
Description: x, 245 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The end observed --
November-December 1910: Scott sails south --
June-September 1910: Amundsen's "small excursion south" --
October-December 1910: challenge served --
October 1910-January 1911: last of the Vikings --
January 1911: making ready --
January-April 1911: the road to one ton --
February-March 1911: 42,000 biscuits --
Winter 1911: taking stock --
Spring 1911: the race begins --
November-December 1911: barrier to plateau --
December 1911-January 1912: cigars and black flags --
February-March 1912: "it is finished" --
November 1912: "it is the tent" --
1913-1928: Amundsen agonistes --
After the end.
Responsibility: Ross D.E. MacPhee.

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