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The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle
The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle
by Sara Wheeler
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A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title More than a decade ago, Sara Wheeler traveled to Antarctica to understand a continent nearly lost to myth and lore. In the widely acclaimed, bestselling Terra Incognita, she chronicled her quest to find... (read more)

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The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region
The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region
by Joan N Boothe
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The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region recounts mankind's dramatic history from Magellan through the first years of the twenty-first century in the part of the Antarctic regions below South America and the... (read more)

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Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890's
Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890's
by T. H. Baughman
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Although the Antarctic ice pack and some offshore islands had been sighted and even landed upon briefly as early as the 1820s, it was not until an eccentric Anglo-Norwegian explorer, Carsten F. Borchgrevink, went ashore in 1895 that a human being set... (read more)

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My Attainment of the Pole
My Attainment of the Pole
by Frederick A Cook
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The subzero temperatures were only one of the dangers explorer Frederick Cook (1865–1940) faced in his attempts to reach the North Pole. During his extraordinary and harrowing journey, he fought off arctic wolves and polar bears, lived through ice... (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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Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole
Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole
by Euphemia Vale (edt) Blake
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“While floating down on the ice-floe, in the midst of dirt and darkness, hungry and cold… I wondered at myself that I could have learned, in a few short months, to have eaten such things, and submitted to such practices, as but few civilized... (read more)

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Race to the Pole: Tragedy, Heroism, and Scott's Antarctic Quest
Race to the Pole: Tragedy, Heroism, and Scott's Antarctic Quest
by Ranulph Fiennes
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The real story of Captain Robert Scott's legendary Antarctic quest, told by the man whom the Guinness Book of World Records has proclaimed "the world's greatest living explorer," Sir Ranulph Fiennes. During the Golden Era of Exploration... (read more)

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ADA Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic
ADA Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic
by Jennifer Niven
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Now in paperback, the gripping and inspiring tale of a woman's survival alone in the Arctic. In 1921, four men and one woman ventured deep into the Arctic. Two years later, only one returned. When 23-year-old Inuit Ada Blackjack signed on as a seamstress... (read more)

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Icebound: The Jeannette Expedition's Quest for the North Pole
Icebound: The Jeannette Expedition's Quest for the North Pole
by Leonard F. Guttridge
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A superb account of the American Navy's boldest and most tragically ill-fated effort to reach the North Pole. A gripping tale,--The Washington Post Truly exciting,--The Atlantic Monthly Beautifully executed narrative,--Kirkus Reviews ...Uncovers... (read more)

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I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination
I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination
by Francis Spufford
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Francis Spufford explores the British obsession with polar exploration in a book that Jan Morris, writing in The Times, called, "A truly majestic work of scholarship, thought and literary imagination . . ." The title, a last quote from one explorer to... (read more)

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Mawson's Huts: The Birthplace of Australia's Antarctic Heritage
Mawson's Huts: The Birthplace of Australia's Antarctic Heritage
by Mawson's Huts Foundation
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This is a beautifully written and illustrated history of Mawson's Huts, the unique buildings used as the base for one of the most significant expeditions in Antarctic history. The Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) of 1911–1914, led by the... (read more)

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Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer
Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer
by Fridtjof Nansen
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"If Outside magazine had been around during the first turn of the century, Fridtjof Nansen would have been its No. 1 cover boy."—The Chicago Sun-Times In September of 1893, Norwegian zoologist Fridtjof Nansen and crew manned the schooner Fram... (read more)

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The South Pole: A Historical Reader (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
The South Pole: A Historical Reader (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
by Anthony Brandt
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The race to reach the south pole is one of the most extraordinary stories in human history. In the early 20th century the pole represented one of the last unexplored places on Earth-and thus, for a certain breed of men, one of the most irresistible... (read more)

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The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region
The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region
by Joan N. Boothe
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The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region recounts mankind's dramatic history from Magellan through the first years of the twenty-first century n the part of the Antarctic regions below South America and the... (read more)

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Shackleton's Forgotten Men: The Untold Tragedy of the Endurance Epic
Shackleton's Forgotten Men: The Untold Tragedy of the Endurance Epic
by Lennard Bickel
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This is a dramatic true story of Antarctic tragedy and survival among the heroic group that was to lay supplies across the Great Ross Ice Shelf in preparation for the Endurance expedition. Launched by Shackleton (and led by Captain Aenaes Mackintosh... (read more)

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In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic (Modern Library Exploration)
In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic (Modern Library Exploration)
by Valerian Albanov
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Including a new Epilogue, this is "one helluva read" ("Newsweek") and a chilling first-person account of extreme survival in the Siberian Arctic, rediscovered by Jon Krakauer and David Roberts. "Vivid . . . (a work of) terrifying beauty."--"The Boston... (read more)

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Wings of Ice: The Mystery of the Polar Air Race
Wings of Ice: The Mystery of the Polar Air Race
by Jeff Maynard
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At the end of World War I large areas at the top and bottom of the globe were still vast, cold mysteries. Into these blanks on the map explorers flew, urged on by their sponsors to achieve "firsts," by their governments to claim new land, and by a... (read more)

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The South Pole, Volume 1
The South Pole, Volume 1
by Roald Amundsen
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The provisions were chosen with the greatest care, and packed with every precaution. All groceries were soldered in tin boxes, and then enclosed in strong wooden cases. The packing of tinned provisions is of enormous importance to a Polar expedition; it... (read more)

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The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition
The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition
by David Wilson
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The myth of Scott of the Antarctic, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, icon of fortitude and courage who perished with his fellow explorers on their return from the South Pole on March 29th, 1912, is an enduring one, elevated, dismantled and restored during... (read more)

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Under Antarctic Ice: The Photographs of Norbert Wu
Under Antarctic Ice: The Photographs of Norbert Wu
by Jim Mastro
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"With his rare eye for stunning photographs and important biological stories, Norbert Wu offers the most spectacular collection of underwater images ever published for Antarctica. Jim Mastro gives virtuoso explanations of the biological or scientific... (read more)

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