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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The largest items needed for the expedition were the ships that would carry the
two parties to the Antarctic. ... She was to carry the Ross Sea party, under the
command of Lieutenant Aeneas Mackintosh, who had served aboard the Nimrod
Am anxious: For so big a party & 2 ... As soon as he returned to camp, he ordered
the recall flag hoisted at once to summon the seal hunting parties. Then once
more the party retreated, this time about a half mile to a very flat, heavy floe.
For the next two days, Shackleton carefully observed the movements of the pack,
and then he decided that a party of eighteen under Wild should start out early the
next morning to bring up the Stancomb Wills. The news came as a great relief.
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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