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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Immediately they took to the oars once more and pulled frantically in the
gathering dusk, hoping to make a landing before night. But half an hour later the
wind suddenly sprang up out of the wsw, and within fifteen minutes it was
blowing nearly ...
We took Good bye with our companions. & set sail on our 870 miles to South
Georgia for assistance at 12-30 & at 2 P M we came to a stream of ice which we
managed to get through in about an hour. Then we were in the open sea wet
Then he himself took a small axe and cautiously crawled forward. With extreme
care so as not to puncture the decking, he began to knock the ice away with the
back side of the axe. Periodically a wave burst against the boat and swept over ...
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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