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The voyages of the Discovery : the illustrated history of Scott's ship

Author: Ann Savours
Publisher: London : Virgin, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book chronicles the history of a remarkable ship - the Discovery, built for the British Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1904 under Captain Scott, and used later in expeditions to study whales and on explorations by Douglas Mawson, as well as a Hudson's Bay supply ship in the Canadian north and in wartime service in the Far East.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Savours, Ann.
Voyages of the Discovery.
London : Virgin, 1992
(OCoLC)623005815
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Savours
ISBN: 1852271175 9781852271176 0863698115 9780863698118
OCLC Number: 27962915
Notes: On order.
Description: xvi, 384 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Ann Savours ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh ; preface by Sir Peter Scott.

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Built in 1900 for Captain Scott's Antarctic expedition of 1901, Discovery's dramatic life spans a century of adventure, exploration and danger. This book portrays the heroism and determination of the  Read more...

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