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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But before long even the half-light disappeared — and they were left in darkness.
chapter In all the world there is no desolation more complete than the polar night.
It is a return to the Ice Age — no warmth, no life, no movement. Only those who ...
During the night it began to snow heavily, and by dawn there was a mushy 6-inch
blanket. The temperature soared to 25 degrees, making the prospects for
sledging extremely bad. In the morning, Shackleton and Worsley found a fairly
He decided that the three boats would spend the night hove to. He ordered the
Docker to rig a sea anchor, and the Caird made fast to the Docker's stern with the
Wills behind her. Working with stiffening fingers, Worsley, Greenstreet, 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