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Two years in the Antarctic

Author: E W Kevin Walton
Publisher: Upper Colwall : Knell, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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Account of author's experiences as member of the Falkland Island Dependencies Survey 1946-48. First published in 1955 by Lutherworth Press.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walton, E.W. Kevin (Eric William Kevin), 1918-
Two years in the Antarctic.
Upper Colwall : Knell, 1982
(OCoLC)656199006
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E W Kevin Walton
ISBN: 0950821802 9780950821801
OCLC Number: 12446748
Notes: Previous edition: London : Lutterworth, 1955.
Includes index.
Description: 194 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 3 maps, 1 plan, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: From the Red Sea to the Antarctic --
Setting up the base --
Life in the hut --
Huskies and their training --
The long winter night --
Equipment in use --
Up to the plateau and a near-to-fatal-accident --
The first Antarctic summer --
Arrivals and departures --
The autumn reconnaissance, March 1947 --
American neighbours --
A crevasse rescue --
The west coast journey that returned --
The loss of the aircraft --
The completion of the two main journeys --
The last summer at base --
Good-bye to Marguerite Bay --
Retrospect.
Responsibility: by E.W. Kevin Walton.

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Account of author's experiences as member of the Falkland Island Dependencies Survey 1946-48. First published in 1955 by Lutherworth Press.

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