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Arctic Crossing: One Man's 2,000-Mile Odyssey Among the Inuit
Arctic Crossing: One Man's 2,000-Mile Odyssey Among the Inuit
by Jonathan Waterman
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Jonathan Waterman's 2,200-mile journey across the roof of North America took him through Inuit communities in Alaska to Nunavut, Canada's new, self-governed territory. His story offers firsthand observations of Inuit life, language, and beliefs; records... (read more)

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South
South
by Ernest Shackleton
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In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic continent. Their initial optimism is short-lived, however, as the ice field slowly thickens... (read more)

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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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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing
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In 1914, an expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica. Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face... (read more)

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Race To the Pole Conquering Antarctica in the Worlds Toughtest Endurance Race
Race To the Pole Conquering Antarctica in the Worlds Toughtest Endurance Race
by James Cracknell
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New Year's Day, 2009. Somewhere on the bottom of the world, six teams of adventurers and explorers have gathered to race one another, on foot, to the South Pole. It is the first time that anyone has undertaken such a race in almost a hundred years; the... (read more)

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On the Ice
On the Ice
by Gretchen Legler
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Travelogue, cultural meditation, and love story, "On the Ice" casts a panoramic view on one of the oddest communities in one of the most extreme places on earth. Sent to Antarctica as an observer by the National Science Foundation, Gretchen Legler... (read more)

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Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition: The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat
Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition: The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat
by Caroline Alexander
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January 15th. A rather breezy day. Breakfast of tinned rabbit waiting for me in my bowl. Went on deck for my Watch, stationing myself under stern rail and leaning over so as to observe the bubbles in our wake. Was joined at rail by some of my shipmates... (read more)

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A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole
A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole
by Diana Preston
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On November 12, 1912, a rescue team trekking across Antarctica's Great Ice Barrier finally found what they sought -- the snow-covered tent of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott. Inside, they made a grim discovery: Scott's frozen body lay between... (read more)

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Lady Franklins Revenge
Lady Franklins Revenge
by Ken Mcgoogan
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The remarkable life of one of Britain's greatest female explorers from a multi-award winning author.... (read more)

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Ice Bound
Ice Bound
by Jerri Nielsen
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Jerri Nielsen was a forty-six-year-old doctor working in Ohio when she made the decision to take a year's sabbatical at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on Antarctica, the most remote and perilous place on Earth. The "Polies," as the inhabitants are... (read more)

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The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition
The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition
by Susan Solomon
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These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale." So penned Captain Robert Falcon Scott in 1912 as he confronted defeat and death in the crippling subzero temperatures of Antarctica. In this riveting book, Susan Solomon finishes the interrupted... (read more)

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Arctic Dreams Imagination & Desire in a Northern Landscape
Arctic Dreams Imagination & Desire in a Northern Landscape
by Barry Lopez
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"Barry Lopez won the 1986 National Book Award for Arctic Dreams. A more accurate test, though, for the true quality of a book is how well it wears over time. And though it may yet be too soon to conclude, Arctic Dreams appears to have taken its place as... (read more)

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In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
by Valerian Albanov
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In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting... (read more)

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Antarctica My Destiny
Antarctica My Destiny
by Finn Ronne
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Tragedy & Triumph the Journals of Captai
Tragedy & Triumph the Journals of Captai
by R F Scott
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Arctic Year
Arctic Year
by Peter Freuchen
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Flight of the Eagle
Flight of the Eagle
by Per Olof Sundman
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