South

South

In 1911 Roald Amundsen beat Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole, and Scott and his colleagues all died on the return journey. Ernest Shackleton, who had served with Scott on a previous expedition, decided that crossing Antarctica from sea to sea was the last great unattempted journey on the continent. His Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914Â?17 was a failure. But perhaps because it failed, with Shackleton not only surviving but bringing his crew back alive,… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

Collection: Adlard Coles

Page count: 384 pages

Language: English


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