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Title 1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica / Chris Turney.
Author Turney, Chris, 1973-
Publication Berkley, Calif. : Counterpoint, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Description 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Call # 910.922 T
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-343) and index.
Contents Looking Polewards : early ventures South -- An audacious plan : Ernest Shackleton and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 -- A new land : Robert Scott and the Terra Nova Expedition, 1919-1913 -- Of reindeer, ponies, and automobiles : Roald Amundsen and the Norwegian bid for the South Pole, 1910-1912 -- The Dash Patrol : Nobu Shirase and the Japanese South Polar Expedition, 1910-1912 -- Wilhelm Filchner and the Second Germany Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1912 -- Ice-cold in Denison : Douglas Mawson and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1913 -- Martyrs to Gondwanaland : the cost of scientific exploration -- Appendix. Lord Curzon's notes.
Subject Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.
Explorers -- Biography.
Alt Title Nineteen twelve
Nineteen hundred and twelve
Year the world discovered Antarctica
ISBN 9781582437897 :
1582437890

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