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Call of the White

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by Felicity Aston
Could you ski to the South Pole? That was the challenge that British Adventurer, Felicity Aston put to women from around the Commonwealth as she set out to create the most international all-female expedition ever to the South Pole. The team would not be experienced explorers but 'ordinary' women who wanted inspire others to follow their dreams or make a change for the better in their lives. She received mor...
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Antarctica and the Arctic (folded version)

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Antarctica and the Arctic presented together at 1:10,000,000, each as one side of a double-sided map from the British Antarctic Survey and shown within the circle of 60° of latitude. The newly updated, folded version of this title was published in 2015.
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Tom Crean - An Illustrated Life: Unsung Hero of the Scott & Shackleton Expeditions

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by Smith, Michael
This revised pictorial biography celebrates the life of Tom Crean, a great Irish hero of Antarctic exploration in an age of epics of endurance and survival against the odds. Tom ran away from his Kerry farm at 15 to play an outstanding role in three expeditions with the legendary Shackleton and Captain Scott. His incredible story was largely forgotten until the publication of the best-selling An Unsung Hero...
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You Wouldn't Want to be on Shackleton's Polar Expedition!

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by Green, Dr Jen
Get ready...as a harderned sailor, you're about to join Shackleton in what will prove to be one of the most gruelling adventures of all time as you brave your way across the bitterly cold continent of Antarctica. As you encounter extreme cold, strong icy winds and a worrying lack of food and water, you'll soon see why you really wouldn't want to join Shackleton's polar expedition! This title in the popular ...
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Antarctic Continent Exploration Map

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Antarctica at 1:6,800,000 on an attractive and informative map from the Buenos Aires bases publishers Zagier & Urruty printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and showing topography, exploration routes, research stations, etc.
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Shackleton's Journey

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by Grill, William
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Terra Incognita - Travels in Antarctica

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by Sara Wheeler
Terra Incognita stems from when Sara Wheeler was invited by the American government to be the 1994 Writer in Residence at the US South Pole Station.
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The Worst Journey in the World

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by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The Worst Journey in the World has been an aknowledged masterpiece of travel writing and one of the most celebrated and compelling of all books on Antarctic exploration, ever since it’s initial publication in 1922.
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Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins

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by Francis, Gavin
This is shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje prize. Gavin Francis fulfilled a lifetime's ambition when he spent fourteen months as the base-camp 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 the International Space Station than it is to bring someone out of Halley in winter. Antarctica offered a y...
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Lonely Planet Antarctica

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by Alexis Averbuck
Antarctica in the Countries and Regions series from Lonely Planet, market-leading comprehensive guides aimed at independent travellers and serving a large range of international destinations. Frank and informal in style, the guides explore an extensive range of sights, activities, accommodation, restaurants and nightlife and are designed for practical use while travelling on the road. Written and researched...
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Alone In Antarctica

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by Felicity Aston
What would it feel like to be out there alone in that empty vastness? Just before midnight on 24 November 2011, Felicity is left completely alone on the coast of Antarctica. The isolation is instant and devastating. Only three people in the world have crossed Antarctica alone. The first two were men and both Norwegian. At the age of 34, British woman Felicity Aston became the third. Unlike her predecessors,...
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Shackleton's Boat: The Story of the James Caird

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by Dunnett, Harding McGregor
The James Caird is an unlikely hero, a 23-foot lifeboat that completed the most desperate and celebrated open boat voyage in history. On board were Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and Frank Worsley, now some of the most recognised names in Antarctic and Polar literature/history.This is the story of that little boat from its commissioning by Worsley to its dramatic escape from Antarctica to its final resting pl...
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South: The Endurance Expedition

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by Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry
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The Crossing of Antarctica

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by Huw Lewis Jones
The first crossing of Antarctica in 1957/58 by the Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Vivian 'Bunny' Fuchs, was one of the twentieth century's great triumphs of exploration. Sir Ernest Shackleton famously attempted to cross the great white continent during his ill-fated Endurance voyage, and now, one hundred years after he set out, this beautifully illustrated volume celebrates the men who succeeded whe...
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Ice Trap!: Shackleton's Incredible Expedition

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by Hooper, Meredith
In August 1914, during the height of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration, Sir Ernest Shackleton set off from England with a team of explorers to walk across the Antarctic and study the icy depths of this new and forbidding continent. Sailing through some of the most perilous seas, the Endurance becomes trapped in the deadly pack ice of the Weddell sea. When the Endurance is eventually crushed between th...
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Frozen Planet

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by Alastair Fothergill
"Frozen Planet" is the inspiring successor to the ground-breaking "Planet Earth" and "Blue Planet" BBC television series, and has been created by the same award-winning team.
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Unsung Hero: Tom Crean - Antarctic Survivor

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by Smith Michael
One hundred years ago, in March 1909, Shackleton's Nimrod Expedition came home safely. When Scott heard the news, he immediately contacted Tom Crean with the intention of planning his own adventure. And thus the Terra Nova Expedition was born. The remarkable Tom Crean ran away to sea aged fifteen and spent more time in the unexplored Antarctic than Scott or Shackleton, and was one of the few to serve and o...
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Antarctica de Dios Map/Guide

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Antarctica on a simple laminated and tear-resistant tourist map with an enlargement for the Antarctic Peninsula, designed to present the basic facts of the continent’s geography and the history of its exploration.
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Shackleton's Boat Journey

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by Worsley, Frank Arthur
On August 1, 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London's West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic. It was to turn into one of the most breathtaking survival stories of all time. Even as they coasted down the channel, Shackleton wired back to London to offer his ship to the war effort. The reply came from the First Lord of...
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Journals - Captain Scott's Last Expedition

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by R.F. Scott
'For God's sake look after our people' Captain Scott's harrowing account of his expedition to the South Pole in 1910-12 was first published in 1913. In his journals Scott records his party's optimistic departure from New Zealand, the hazardous voyage of theTerra Nova to Antarctica, and the trek with ponies and dogs across the ice to the Pole. On the way the explorers conduct scientific experiments, colle...
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