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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing
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Days before the outbreak of World War One renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail to attempt the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. More than eighty miles from their destination, however, their... (read more)

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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
by Caroline Alexander
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In August 1914, days before the outbreak of the First World War, the renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing... (read more)

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The Worst Journey in the World: With Scott in Antarctica 1910-1913
The Worst Journey in the World: With Scott in Antarctica 1910-1913
by Apsley Cherry Garrard
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"The Worst Journey in the World is to travel writing what War and Peace is to the novel . . . a masterpiece."—The New York Review of Books "When people ask me, 'What is your favorite travel book?'  I nearly always name this book. It is about... (read more)

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Farthest North (Modern Library Exploration)
Farthest North (Modern Library Exploration)
by Fridtjof Nansen
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This brilliant first-person account, originally published in 1897, marks the beginning of the modern age of exploration, vividly describing Nansen's dangerous voyage and his 15-month-long dash to the North Pole by sled.... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of Antarctic Journeys (Mammoth Book of)
The Mammoth Book of Antarctic Journeys (Mammoth Book of)
by Jon E Lewis
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This collection of compelling eye-witness accounts showcases the very best writing on the Antarctic, from Ernest Shackleton on the loss of the Endurance to Lynne Cox on her epic, icy swim in 2002. Includes 35 first-hand accounts of men and women... (read more)

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Finding the Arctic: History and Culture Along a 2,500-Mile Snowmobile Journey from Alaska to Hudson's Bay
Finding the Arctic: History and Culture Along a 2,500-Mile Snowmobile Journey from Alaska to Hudson's Bay
by Matthew Sturm
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The history of the Arctic is rich, filled with fascinating and heroic stories of exploration, multicultural interactions, and humans facing nature at its most extreme. In Finding the Arctic, the accomplished arctic researcher Matthew Sturm collects some... (read more)

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