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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Her keel members were four pieces of solid oak, one above the other, adding up
to a total thickness of 7 feet, 1 inch. Her sides were made from oak and
Norwegian mountain fir, and they varied in thickness from about 18 inches to
more than ...
Some arranged pieces of lumber to keep themselves off the snow-covered ice.
Others spread pieces of canvas as ground-covers. But there was not enough
flooring for everybody and several men had to lie directly on the bare snow. It
Almost instantly the two pieces of the floe drew apart, the tent collapsed and there
was a splash. The crewmen scrambled out from under the limp canvas. "
Somebody's missing," one man shouted. Shackleton rushed forward and began
to tear ...
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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