The Resource In Shackleton's footsteps : a return to the heart of the Antarctic, Henry Worsley

In Shackleton's footsteps : a return to the heart of the Antarctic, Henry Worsley

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In Shackleton's footsteps : a return to the heart of the Antarctic
Title
In Shackleton's footsteps
Title remainder
a return to the heart of the Antarctic
Statement of responsibility
Henry Worsley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. This book explores the history of the original expedition and reasons behind its failure, while capturing the meticulous planning, fundraising and training for the expedition
Cataloging source
QPPL
Dewey number
998.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
In Shackleton's footsteps : a return to the heart of the Antarctic, Henry Worsley
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In Shackleton's footsteps : a return to the heart of the Antarctic, Henry Worsley
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
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Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Maps on endpapers. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -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. This book explores the history of the original expedition and reasons behind its failure, while capturing the meticulous planning, fundraising and training for the expedition
  • [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 Shackleton's hut to celebrate the centenary of his expedition by retracing the exact 870 mile route and going on to finish the last 97 miles. This captivating book explores the history of the original expedition and reasons behind its failure, while capturing the meticulous planning, fundraising and training for the new expedition. There is also the team's first days on the ice, Christmas on the polar plateau, the brutal reality of crossing the Beardmore Glacier and the final miles to the South Pole. In Shackleton's Footsteps is a unique story of adventure, pioneering spirit, settling old family business and man's triumph over nature.]
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25 cm.
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Extent
xii, 260 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781905264933
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS219809
  • (OCoLC)664325688
  • (AuCNLKIN)000046868974

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