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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Sometimes they could see as many as 200 seals from the masthead, and it was
simple to harvest the number needed. ... Toward the end of the month, only an
occasional maverick seal could be seen — and sharp eyes were needed for that.
Most of the men went out in pairs to look for seals while the dog drivers exercised
their teams around the floe. ... the drivers would see one of the hunting parties in
the distance waving a small flag — the signal that a seal had been sighted.
could hope to supplement their stores with seals and penguins, but there was
disappointingly little game available ... sprang out of the water and came after
him, bounding across the ice with the peculiar rocking-horse gait of a seal on
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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