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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It was there, all right — and it was land. Shackleton immediately ran back to camp
, going from tent to tent shouting, "Land in sight! Land in sight!" The reaction was
strange. Some men bounded out of their tents to see for themselves, but others ...
Hudson pulled himself through the surf, then sank down on the beach. Stevenson
, a vacant expression on his face, was helped ashore, out of reach of the water.
They were on land. It was the merest handhold, 100 feet wide and 50 feet deep.
The boats, under the lee of the land, should have been protected from the gale by
the towering 2,000-foot cliffs alongside them. But instead, the cliffs sucked down
on winds passing overhead so that they shrieked down upon the boats, 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
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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