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 Wild plunged through the opening and a few minutes later began passing
boards out to Macklin. The two men worked with feverish speed, but even so the
job seemed interminable. Macklin was sure they would never get the last board ...
Archduke Ferdinand of Austria had been assassinated on June 28, and exactly
one month later Austria- Hungary declared war on Serbia. The powder trail was
lighted. While the Endurance lay anchored at the mouth of the Thames River, ...
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 they
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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