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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a wily old dog , grabbed up a discarded penguin head , and Bos'n got hold of a
bone . They were both allowed to keep them . Macklin was almost sick as he
unharnessed one dog at a time and took it around the protective mound of ice .
Now , seated at the tiller , his head began to nod . Macklin saw him going and
offered to take over . Worsley agreed , but when he tried to go forward he found
he could not straighten out his body . He had sat for almost six days in the same ...
Later in the afternoon , Shackleton and Crean climbed a plateau at the head of
the cove , and there they saw mounds of white among the rocks . These proved to
be baby albatrosses on the nest . Shackleton went back for the shotgun , 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