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 in 1907 , Shackleton led the first expedition actually to declare the Pole as
its goal . With three companions , Shackleton struggled to within 97 miles of their
destination and then had to turn back because of a shortage of food . The return ...
The largest items needed for the expedition were the ships that would carry the
two parties to the Antarctic . From Sir Douglas Mawson , the famous Australian
explorer , Shackleton bought the Aurora , a stoutly built ship of the type then used
Trans - Antarctic Expedition were perhaps the primary headache . Shackleton
spent the better part of two years lining up financial aid . The blessings of the
government and of various scientific societies had to be obtained in order to
justify the ...
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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