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The story of polar conquest : the complete history of Arctic and Antarctic exploration, including the discovery of the South Pole by Amundsen and Scott, the tragic fate of the Scott expedition and the discovery of the North Pole by Admiral Peary

Author: Logan Marshall
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : [John C. Winston Co.], [1913] ©1913
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Story of polar conquest.
[Philadelphia] : [John C. Winston Co.], [©1913]
(OCoLC)902754290
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen; Robert E Peary; Roald Amundsen; Robert E Peary; Robert Falcon Scott
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Logan Marshall
OCLC Number: 1490875
Notes: "The 32 pages of illustrations contained in this book are not included in the paging. Adding these 32 pages to the 320 pages of text makes a total of 352 pages"--Page 352.
Description: 352 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, frontispiece ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. The Scott Expedition and its tragic fate --
II. Robert F. Scott, Antarctic martyr --
III. First at the South Pole: The thrilling story of the Amundsen Expedition --
IV. Roald Amundsen, intrepid discoverer of the South Pole --
V. Shackleton on the threshold of the South Pole --
VI. Previous attempts to penetrate the Antarctic region --
VII. The discovery of the North Pole: The story of Peary's great exploit --
VIII. Side-lights on the Peary expedition --
IX. Robert E. Peary, the indomitable polar explorer --
X. The search for the Northwest Passage --
XI. The Ross and Parry Polar voyages --
XII. The first Franklin expedition --
XIII. The terrible fate of the Sir John Franklin Expedition --
XIV. Dr. Kane's famous Arctic voyage --
XV. Hayes, Hall and other hardy adventurers --
XVI. Nordenskiold and the Northeast Passage --
XVII. The horrors of the "Jeannette" expedition --
XVIII. Melville finds the remains of the DeLong party --
XIX. Greely's Arctic winter of starvation --
XX. Nansen's memorable voyage in the "Fram" --
XXI. Andree's fatal flight northward in a balloon --
XXII. Abruzzi, the royal Italian explorer --
XXIII. Interesting scientific work in the polar regions.
Responsibility: edited by Logan Marshall.

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