South Pole
The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913


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South Pole
The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913

Christine Dell'Amore (Text)



ISBN: 9781614280118


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Although it's a piece of history learned by every British student, the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913 remains an epic story unknown to many. In this ultimate showing of life and boundless bravery, Robert F. Scott and his five-man team battled the elementstraveling through subzero temperatures with motor sledges and poniesin the hope of being the first to reach this uninhabited territory. Arriving at the South Pole on January 18, 1913, the adventurers were greeted by their worst nightmare: a Norwegian flag. Disheartened and badly frostbitten, they trudged back toward their boat, only to die just eleven miles from the next depot. This well-documented journey is starkly relived in this waterproof, over-sized edition featuring a historic collection of stunning black-and-white photography on waterproof paper, and excerpts from Scott's harrowing diary uniquely crafted in calligraphy. Limited edition of 150 numbered copies"


ISBN 1614280118
ISBN13 9781614280118
Publisher Assouline
Format Hardback
Publication date 03/11/2011
Pages 136
Weight (grammes) 7130
Published in United States
Height (mm) 610
Width (mm) 432