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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 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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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 - the Shackleton Crossing BAS

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South Georgia and its offshore islands in the South Atlantic presented by the British Antarctic Survey on a double-sided map combining topographic mapping of the whole island at 1:200,000 scale and detailed topographic mapping of the route of Shackleton’s crossing in May 1916 at 1:40,000 scale.
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Shackleton

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by Saunders, Ben
Polar explorer Ben Saunders draws on his own experience of the Antarctic to bring to life the history, dangers and challenges of Shackleton's Endurance expedition.
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Antarctica and the Arctic BAS Wall Map

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by British Antarctic Survey
A double-sided wall from the British Antarctic Survey, size 84x84cm (33"x33" approx), presenting Antarctica and the Arctic at 1:10,000,000, each as one side of the map and shown within the circle of 60° of latitude.
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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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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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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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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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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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Shackleton's Journey

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by Grill, William
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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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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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Last Man Off: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas

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by Lewis, Matt
In the depths of Antarctic winter, hundreds of miles from land or rescue, a small fishing boat is swallowed by waves as high as houses. The captain is fatally slow to act, and then paralyzed by fear. The officers flee for their lives. Only the actions of Matt Lewis, a 23-year-old British marine biologist and one of the most inexperienced men aboard, will save the lives of the South African crew. Lewis is th...
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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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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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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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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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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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