Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
McGraw-Hill, 1959 - 282 halaman
Account of British Imperial Transatlantic Expedition, 1914-16, leader E.H. Shackleton, based on original diaries.
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Then on January 13, a rumor spread that Shackleton was considering killing the
dogs to ease the drain on the food supplies. Among the men, reactions ranged
from simple resignation to outraged shock. Stormy debates on the value of the ...
The four drivers obediently harnessed their teams and drove the dogs about a
quarter of a mile away from the camp. The drivers then returned alone, except for
McIlroy; he and Macklin were to assist Wild. Each dog in turn was taken off his ...
Finally with all the dogs dead beat we crawled into Ocean Camp about 4 a.m."
They found the place almost under water. ... to collect two loads of about 500
pounds apiece, consisting of canned vegetables, tapioca, dog pemmican, and
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LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - le.vert.galant - LibraryThing
Shackleton's attempted transversal of the South Pole is without doubt the greatest feat of polar expedition, even though he never touched the Antarctic shore. Lansing's account comes from the golden age of travel writing, the late 1950s. The combination is irresistible. Baca ulasan lengkap
LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - santhony - LibraryThing
I very much enjoy non-fiction books whose focus is on exploration. One of the most fascinating topics within this genre involves polar exploration. It never ceases to amaze me that there were actually ... Baca ulasan lengkap