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The South Pole : a historical reader

Author: Anthony Brandt
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2004.
Series: National Geographic adventure classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The discovery and exploration of Antarctica is revealed through memoirs, letters, and ship's logs, including James Cook's first glimpse of the South Pole in the eighteenth century, as well as Richard  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brandt, Anthony.
South Pole.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2004
(OCoLC)647014795
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Brandt
ISBN: 0792267974 9780792267973
OCLC Number: 55487371
Description: xiv, 463 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: from The three voyages of Edmund Halley in the Paramore / Edmund Halley --
from The journals of the second voyage 1772-1775 / Captain James Cook --
from A voyage towards the South Pole performed in the years 1822-24 / James Weddell --
Recent discoveries in the Antarctic Ocean from the Log book of the Brig Tula, 1833 / Mr. John Briscoe, R.N. --
Discoveries in the Antarctic Ocean in February, 1839, including remarks by Charles Darwin / Mr. John Balleny --
from The United States Exploring Expedition / Charles Wilkes --
from A voyage of discovery and research in the Southern and Antarctic regions, 1839-43 / James Ross --
from The voyage of the Discovery / Robert Falcon Scott --
from The journal of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition / Otto Nordjenskjöld --
from The heart of the Antarctic / Ernest Shackleton --
from The worst journey in the world / Apsley Cherry-Garrard --
from The South Pole : an account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram / Roald Amundsen --
from The diaries of the Terra Nova Expedition / Robert Falcon Scott --
from The home of the blizzard / Douglas Mawson --
from South / Ernest Shackleton --
"April 1 : God of 2.5" from Alone / Admiral Richard Byrd --
"My flight across Antarctica" from National geographic magazine, June 1936 / Lincoln Ellsworth --
"South ice to the South Pole" from The crossing of Antarctica / Sir Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary.
Series Title: National Geographic adventure classics.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Brandt.
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