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Brabant Island to Adelaide Island

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A section of the northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula with the nearby islands, including Brabant Island and Anvers Island (the location of the US Palmer Station), on a contoured topographic map at 1:250,000 published by the British Antarctic Survey and the United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust in 2008. The map provides a vivid presentation of the terrain characteristic of BAS’s topographic mapping and...
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South Georgia BAS

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South Georgia and its offshore islands in the South Atlantic presented by the British Antarctic Survey at 1:200,000 on a double-sided map combining contoured topographic mapping and striking satellite imagery, both indicating the route of Shackleton’s crossing in May 1916.
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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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Antarctica and the Arctic BAS

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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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Antarctic Peninsula and Weddell Sea - Graham Land and South Shetland Islands BAS

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Double-sided map from the British Antarctic Survey presenting on one side a topographic map of the whole of the Antarctic Peninsula with the Weddell Sea at 1:3,000,000, plus on the reverse more detailed coverage at 1:1,000,000 of the peninsula’s northern half with the South Shetland Islands.
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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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Antarctic Peninsula

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Clearly drawn map of the region with enlarged maps of some of the islands off the northern coast. The main map at 1:1,500,000 distinguishes the ice shelf and land mass, and indicates glacial zones. Many bays, islands, capes etc. are named, and latitude and longitude lines are drawn at 2° and 6° intervals respectively. Drawings of a range sea mammals and birds of the region are shown in the margins, and guid...
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Northern Antarctic Peninsula

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The northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula presented at 1:250,000 by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust on a double-sided, visually impressive topographic and bathymetric map based on satellite imagery, with plenty of names of local features.
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South Shetland Islands BAS

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by Biszczuk, Magdalena
The South Shetland Islands at 1:200,000 on a map from the British Antarctic Survey dividing the whole group between three panels, with topography of the islands vividly presented by satellite imagery overprinted with contours, plus marking for scientific stations, historic sites, etc.
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Cold: Extreme Adventures at the Lowest Temperatures on Earth

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by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Bt OBE
There are only few human beings who can adapt, survive and thrive in the coldest regions on earth. And below a certain temperature, death is inevitable. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has spent much of his life exploring and working in conditions of extreme cold. The loss of many of his fingers to frostbite is a testament to the horrors man is exposed to at such perilous temperatures. With the many adventures he has l...
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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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Shackleton's Journey

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by Grill, William
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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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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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In Shackleton's Footsteps

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by Henry Worsley
On the 29th of October 1908, a party of four men, led by Ernest Shackleton, set out to be the first to reach the South Pole. Three months later, their mission was in ruins and they faced certain death if they carried on. Just 97 miles from the South Pole, Shackleton turned back. One hundred years on, in October 2008, a team that included descendants of that original party, led by Henry Worsley, set out from...
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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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Skating to Antarctica

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by Jenny Diski
This strange and brilliant book recounts Jenny Diski's journey to Antarctica last year, intercut with another journey into her own heart and soul...a book of dazzling variety, which weaves disquisitions on indolence, truth, inconsistency, ambiguousness, the elephant seal, Shackleton, boredom and over and over again memory, into a sparse narrative, caustic observation and vivid description of the natural wor...
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Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer

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by Smith, Michael
Ernest Shackleton is one of history's great explorers, an extraordinary character who pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago and became a dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. A charismatic personality, his incredible adventures on four expeditions have captivated generations and inspired a dynamic, modern following in business leadership. None more so than the Endurance mission, where Sh...
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South: The Endurance Expedition

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by Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry
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Poles Apart

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by Jeanne and Jarvis Willis
Everybody knows that penguins belong at the South Pole and polar bears live at the North Pole - but what would happen if, one day, a family of picnicking penguins accidentally got lost?
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