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Mawson's Will: The Greatest Polar Survival Story Ever Written

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Publisher Comments:

An account of Sir Douglas Mawson's explorations of and discoveries in Antarctica and of his remarkable survival, in 1912, of a solitary trudge through snow, wind, and bitter cold without food or drink.

About the Author

Australian author LENNARD BICKEL reconstructed Mawson's journey from the diaries of Mawson and other members of his expedition. He is the author of seven books, including Shackleton's Forgotten Men.

Table of Contents

Prelude: The two tents — The cruel continent — The assault — The rejected invitation — Driven westward — The kingdom of blizzards — The winter of intent — Outward bound — Discovery and death — In peril on the ice — Diet of dog — Cross in the snow — One pair of feet — Corpse in a crevasse — A colored bag — Aladdin's beacon — A winter to wait — Sequel: the contract stands.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586421939
Publisher:
Steerforth Press
Subject:
Mawson, Douglas
Foreword:
Hillary, Edmund Sir
Author:
Hillary, Sir Edmund
Author:
Bickel, Lennard
Subject:
General
Subject:
Polar Regions
Subject:
Antarctica
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
Mawson, Douglas - Travel
Subject:
Antarctica Discovery and exploration.
Subject:
Arctic and Antarctic-General
Subject:
Exploration-Antarctic
Subject:
Outdoors-Lore and Survival
Subject:
TRAVEL / General
Subject:
History : Polar Regions
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Adventurers & Explorers
Subject:
History : Historical Geography
Publication Date:
August 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272

Related Subjects

Biography » General
History and Social Science » Arctic and Antarctic » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Reference » Science Reference » General

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