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Antarctic days

Murray, James

Antarctic days

sketches of the homely side of polar life, by two of Shackleton"s men.

by Murray, James

  • 384 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by A. Melrose in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica
    • Subjects:
    • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by the authors, James Murray and George Marston, and introduced by Sir Ernest Shackleton.
      ContributionsMarston, George, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG850 1907 .M8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 199, [1] p.
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6564264M
      LC Control Number14001771

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      These days it’s a bit easier: we run a variety of Antarctica tours between November and March each year, cruising in comfort on state-of-the-art polar vessels. But don’t be fooled: as adventures go, this is the big one. Background. The book of Shackleton's Nimrod Expedition of – was written, based on Shackleton's dictation, by Edward Saunders, a reporter on the Lyttelton Times in Christchurch, New Zealand. Saunders was recommended to Shackleton by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Sir Joseph Ward; he accompanied Shackleton to Britain to work on The Heart of the Antarctic, Author: Ernest Shackleton.

      ‘Arctic and Antarctic exploration remains a staple of the book publishing industry.’ ‘He had wondered how Antarctic fish stay alive in waters cold enough to freeze them.’ ‘So much water is currently locked up in the Antarctic ice sheet that if it melted it would raise sea levels by . The Heart of Antarctica. Embark on a journey to the remote interior of the great white continent. Antarctica is a land of extremes and only a select few have the opportunity to visit the highest, driest, windiest, coldest continent on earth!


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