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Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration

L. J. Conrad

Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration

Expedition Accounts from 1768 to 1960

by L. J. Conrad

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Published by L. J. Conrad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Reference,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11745192M
    ISBN 100966962702
    ISBN 109780966962703

    Exploration of Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments concludes that it is time for research on subglacial lakes to begin, and this research should be guided by internationally agreed upon protocols. The book suggests an initial protocol, which includes full characterization of the lakes by remote sensing, and minimum standards for.


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Bibliography of Antarctica Adie, Raymond J. - Antarctic Geology and Geophysics: Proceedings of a symposium, Oslo, Norway, Alexander, Caroline - The Endurance: Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition. Amundsen, Roald - Race to the South Pole. Antarctica: Compiled from All Available Sources.

Since the first sailing ships spied the Antarctic coastline inthe frozen continent has captured the world's imagination. David Day's Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book biography of Antarctica describes in fascinating detail every aspect of this vast land's history--two centuries of exploration, scientific investigation, and contentious geopolitics.

Drawing from archives from around the world, Day 5/5(1). Get this from a library. Bibliography of Antarctic exploration: expedition accounts from to [L J Conrad]. In the Antarctic—Stories of Scott’s “Last Expedition”. Murray, London, The Quiet Land—The Diaries of Frank Debenham. Bluntisham Books Doorly, Gerald S.: “The Voyages of the ‘Morning’” Smith, Elder.

London Evans, Sir Edward R. R.: South with Scott. Collins, London, Happy Adventurer. Wilfred Funk, New. These books about Antarctica will give you fun facts, beautiful photos, insights on identifying wildlife, fascinating first-hand accounts and detailed information on how to get the most our of Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book trip.

TRAVEL GUIDES 2. ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE 3. HISTORY Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book EXPLORATIONAuthor: Amanda Zeisset. There have been many books about Antarctica in the past, but all have focused on only one aspect of the continent – its science, its wildlife, the heroic age of exploration, personal experiences or the sheer Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book beauty of the landscape, for example – but none has managed to capture whole story, till now.

He has written numerous books on polar exploration, including The Myth of the Explorer, and Nimrod, the tale of Shackleton’s heroic attempt Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book the South Pole. He was also the editor of the award-winning, two-volume Encyclopaedia of the Antarctic, the most comprehensive Antarctic reference work ever published.

Antarctic First person narratives and ephemera related to exploration of the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions. Special emphasis is placed on all listings in Michael Rosove's Antarctic Bibliography and encompassing publications from up to present day.

This is widely regarded as being the best Antarctic book ever written, and by some - the best travel book ever written. Never out of print since first published in 'Cherry' was the 2nd youngest and one of the bravest on Captain Scott's famously fatal expedition of to be the first to reach Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book South Pole.

Books shelved as polar-exploration: The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing. Since the first sailing ships spied the Antarctic coastline inthe frozen continent has captured the world's imagination. David Day's brilliant biography of Antarctica describes in fascinating detail every aspect of this vast land's history--two centuries of exploration, scientific investigation, and contentious by: Books shelved as antarctic-exploration: The Lost Men: The Harrowing Saga of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party by Kelly Tyler-Lewis, The Worst Journey in the Wo.

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an Irish-born British Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book who was a principal figure of the period known as Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration book Heroic Age of Antarctic : The siege of the South pole; the story of Antarctic exploration.

Related Titles. Series: The story of exploration By. Mill, Hugh Robert, Bartholomew, John George, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. The Exploration of the Sixth Continent.

The Antarctic wastes have long held a fascination for man. This sixth continent was the last to be explored and its exploration and demystification formed the stuff of legend. The tragic story of Robert Falcon Scott and the British National Antarctic Expedition of is known throughout the world.

Encompassing over five years of research, this is the first bibliography of works by and about Lt. Nobu Shirase and the Japanese Antarctic Expedition of ; includes first hand accounts, biographies, analyses of the expedition, a synopsis of the expedition's history, a concise life story of Shirase, etc.

Blue leather spine over blue cloth boards. The reason I chose this book is that it was the beginning of modern polar exploration.

Nansen devised a technique using skis, and – by devising specialised equipment – particularly the broad-runnered sledge. The main point was that by the application of technology, and by abandoning any kind of emotion, he demythologised polar exploration. The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration was an era in the exploration of the continent of Antarctica which began at the end of the 19th century, and ended after the First World War; the Shackleton–Rowett Expedition of – is often cited by historians as the dividing line between the "Heroic" and "Mechanical" ages.

During the Heroic Age, the Antarctic region Type: Hypothetical continent. In the s, the forbidding Antarctic region represented the ultimate mystery. The prospect of discovering a lucrative whaling ground made this uncharted and untapped region especially enticing.

Three expeditions to the pole were launched simultaneously by the United States, France, and Britain, each vying to be the first to venture farther south than any vessel had ever. A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of Best Children's Book ofWall Street Journal Best Children's Book ofBrain Pickings A USBBY Outstanding International Book.

Young, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's journey to Antarctica. Since the first sailing ships spied the Antarctic coastline inthe frozen continent has captured the world's imagination. David Day's brilliant biography of Antarctica describes in fascinating detail every aspect of this vast land's history--two centuries of exploration, scientific investigation, and contentious geopolitics.

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“I did finish your book, about a month ago, and am just now beginning to feel warm again. It was very well written and an enjoyable read” Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic by David Hirzel is now available from Terra Nova Press.

To order click on the link “Buy Tom Crean Book” at the left of the page. Antarctic Bibliography () The Antarctic Bibliography ( – ) covers all disciplines related to the region including biological and geological sciences, medical sciences, meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric and terrestrial physics, expeditions, logistics equipment and supplies, and tourism.

Antarctic Calendar. UK #, $ Curtis, Con. Working at the End of the World: An Antarctic Diary. UK #, $ The humorous diary account of a two-person deep field research trip. Dippel, John. To the Ends of the Earth: The Truth Behind the Glory of Polar Exploration.

US #, $ What drove explorers to risk their lives exploring the. Annotated Bibliography Primary Sources Books Danenhower, John Wilson. This book is a firsthand account of efforts to find the Jeannette and its crew. The author individual associated with Arctic exploration to openly criticize the impact of outsiders (e.g., American and European whalers and explorers) on the indigenous people of the File Size: KB.

Richard E. Byrd, in full Richard Evelyn Byrd, (born OctoWinchester, Virginia, U.S.—died MaBoston, Massachusetts), U.S. naval officer, pioneer aviator, and polar explorer best known for his explorations of Antarctica using airplanes and other modern technical resources.

Life. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy inByrd was. Sir Walter William "Wally" Herbert (24 October – 12 June ) was a British polar explorer, writer and artist. In he became the first man fully recognized for walking to the North Pole, on the 60th anniversary of Robert Peary's famous, but disputed, expedition.

He was described by Sir Ranulph Fiennes as "the greatest polar explorer of our time".Born: 24 OctoberYork, England. China's 35th Antarctic expedition sends 37 members of two inland expedition teams to the Kunlun and Taishan stations in Antarctica Dec.

18, (Xinhua News Agency /. "Gripping and superb. This book will steal the night from you." —Laurence Gonzales, author of Deep Survival. On Janualone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp/5(). Max Jones's top 10 books about exploration.

Published on Mon 13 Oct EDT. Max Jones is the author of The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice, an examination of the Author: Guardian Staff.

Ernest Shackleton, Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who attempted to reach the South Pole. He was perhaps best known for his –16 expedition, in which his ship, Endurance, was crushed by pack ice and the crew endured months of hardship before being rescued. Learn more about Shackleton’s life and career.

Antarctic literature is a genre unto itself. Terra Incognita () by Sara Wheeler. Embedded in the history of Antarctic exploration are tropes about class and privilege, colonial possession and Author: Chris Moss.

Since the first sailing ships spied the Antarctic coastline inthe frozen continent has captured the world's imagination. David Day's brilliant biography of Antarctica describes in fascinating detail every aspect of this vast land's history--two centuries of exploration, scientific.

The journey kicks off with a splash of ceremony and somber ritual. Inside Christchurch’s main Anglican cathedral, the cup, which is known as the Erebus Author: Fortunato Salazar.

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Bibliography: p. Thomas Ramsay Donation VNMU Bibliography: p. Thomas Ramsay. An examination of Antarctica, from the first sightings to the heroic explorations of the late 18th and early 19th centuries to modern-day research, is presented in this book.

Twelve chapters are as follows: (1) The search begins; (2) Whalers and sealers: bites and nibbles; (3) The new continent: first sight; (4) Wintering: the first party; (5) Exploration on land begins; (6) Coping Author: Toss Gascoigne, Peter Collett.

The Antarctic Artists & Writers Program provides opportunities for scholars in the humanities (painting, photography, writing, history, and other liberal arts) to work in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. These visitors will be able to make observations at U.S.

Antarctic Program stations and research camps and in wilderness areas. Richard Sale, Polar Reaches: The History of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration (Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers Books, ), Beau Riffenburgh, Polar Exploration: The Royal Geographical Society (London: Carlton Books Limited, ).

The Most Terrible Polar Exploration Pdf Douglas Mawson’s Antarctic Journey A century ago, Douglas Mawson saw his two companions die and found himself stranded in the midst of Antarctic blizzardsAuthor: Mike Dash.Antarctica ăntärk´tĭkə, –är´tĭkə, the fifth largest continent, c.5, sq mi (14, sq km), asymmetrically centered on the South Pole and almost entirely within the Antarctic Circle.

Sections in this article: Introduction ; Climate; Antarctic Life; History of Exploration; Geology and Geography; Bibliography.Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an Irish-born Ebook explorer who was a principal figure of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Explorati.