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Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
by David Roberts
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On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone. Now Mawson himself plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss... (read more)

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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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Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
by Jill Fredston
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Jill Fredston has traveled more than twenty thousand miles of the Arctic and sub-Arctic-backwards. With her ocean-going rowing shell and her husband, Doug Fesler, in a small boat of his own, she has disappeared every summer for years, exploring the... (read more)

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Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange and Menacing World of Antarctica
Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange and Menacing World of Antarctica
by Nicholas Johnson
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Johnson’s savagely funny [book] is a grunt’s-eye view of fear and loathing, arrogance and insanity in a dysfunctional, dystopian closed community. It’s like M*A*S*H on ice, a bleak, black comedy.”—The Times of... (read more)

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The Worst Journey in the World
The Worst Journey in the World
by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
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Cherry-Garrard, who accompanied Robert Falcon Scott to the Antarctic on the explorer's doomed quest for the South Pole, recounts the unforgettable journey across forbidding, inhospitable terrain. He was also a member of the search party that ultimately... (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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Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins
Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins
by Gavin Francis
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Gavin Francis fulfilled a lifetime's ambition when he spent fourteen months as the basecamp doctor at Halley, a profoundly isolated British research station on the Caird Coast of Antarctica. So remote, it is said to be easier to evacuate a casualty from... (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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Drift Station: Arctic Outposts of Superpower Science
Drift Station: Arctic Outposts of Superpower Science
by William F Althoff
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Danger is the constant companion of ice-based... (read more)

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Contributions to Antarctic Research, Vol. I
Contributions to Antarctic Research, Vol. I
by Bentley
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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series.The Antarctic Research Series, an outgrowth of research done in the Antarctic during the International Geophysical Year, was begun in 1963 with a grant from the National... (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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Icemen
Icemen
by Mick Conefrey
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Conefrey and Jordan profile legendary adventurers Robert Peary and Frederick Cook as well as lesser-known Arctic explorers who left their marks. Photos.... (read more)

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