5 edition of That first Antarctic winter found in the catalog.
by South Latitude Research Ltd., in association with P.J. Skellerup in Christchurch, N.Z
Written in English
|Statement||written and edited by Janet Crawford.|
|Contributions||Bernacchi, Louis Charles, 1876-1942.|
|LC Classifications||G850 1898 .S74 C73 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||270 p. :|
|Number of Pages||270|
|LC Control Number||99177479|
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That first Antarctic winter: The story of the Southern Cross Expedition of as told in the diaries of Louis Charles Bernacchi Hardcover – January 1, byAuthor: Janet Crawford, Louis Bernacchi, Peter J. Skellerup R. That First Antarctic Winter: The Story of the Southern Cross Expedition of as Told in the Diaries of Louis Charles Bernacchi Hardcover – 30 April by Louis Charles Bernacchi (Author), Janet L.
That First Antarctic Winter: The Story of the Southern Cross Expedition of Janet Crawford Published by Southern Latitude Research, Limited.
Ultra-rare copy of first book ever published in Antarctica which was put together by Ernest Shackleton's team on long winter nights is to fetch £70, at.
InDeborah Shapiro and Rolf Bjelke willingly set sail for a land of ice and snow. Their goal (reminiscent of the Age of Exploration): to captain a foot sailboat, the Northern Light, from Sweden to the Antarctic Peninsula and back, and overwinter in one of the earth's most beautiful yet inhospitable nautical-mile trip, they endured battering seas, treacherous /5(16).
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pages. first edition. Subtitled "The story of the Southern Cross Expedition of as told in the diaries of Louis Charles Bernacchi".
In actual fact the book is much more than that sub-title. The haunting sledging journals of Tryggve Gran, in which the young Norwegian explorer details his discovery of the frozen body of Captain Scott in the Antarctic, have sold for £, Gran. Linda Beilharz is the first Australian woman to ski to the South Pole.
Jackie Ronne publishes her memoirs about her year in Antarctica called Antarctica's First Lady: Memoirs of the First American Woman to Set Foot on the Antarctic Continent and Winter-Over as a Member of a Pioneering Expedition. During the first of Ernest Shackleton's three Antarctic expeditions, he brought along some "fun stuff" for when they were isolated indoors, which included a printing press, ink, and paper.
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