In Search of the South Pole

    In Search of the South Pole

    Kari Herbert; Huw Lewis-Jones

    Conway 2011

    Hardback 191pp Illustrated 267x198mm

    9781844861378   Product Code: 23393

    In 1911 the world watched and waited as Amundsen and Scott raced across the Antarctic wastes to the South Pole. Over a century later, this enigmatic, unforgiving continent retains its allure for explorers, scientists and extreme skiers. Packed with stunning colour photographs and vintage images, this book charts its discovery, from Cook's first venture into its icy waters, through the pioneering voyages of James Clark Ross and Carsten Borchgrevink, to the heroic age of Shackleton and Scott.

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