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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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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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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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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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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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Shackleton's Journey

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by Grill, William
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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 Explorer

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by Sitwell, Nigel
Antarctic Explorer map is a folded map of the continent at a scale of 1:12,250,000 with an enlargement of Ross Island and McMurdo Sound at 1:1,750,000, and with enlargements on the reverse of Graham Land at 1:900,000, South Georgia at 1:800,000, and the South Shetlands and Tierra del Fuego at 1:2,750,000.
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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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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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Antarctica Wildlife Bradt Guide

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by Tony Soper
Updated throughout, the 6th edition of Bradt's Antarctica: a Guide to Wildlife is the most practical guide to the flora and fauna available for those "going south". Celebrating the amazing and often unique species of this spectacular environment, the title features chapters on the region's famous whales and penguins, and also on lesser known species such as skuas and sheathbills, with full coverage of pluma...
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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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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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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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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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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 Atlantic 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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