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  • A Short History Of Polar Exploration by Nick Rennison 9781843440901

    A Short History Of Polar Exploration by Nick Rennison 9781843440901

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    According to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, one of the men who went to Antarctica with Captain Scott, 'Polar exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time that has ever been devised.' Despite this there has never been a shortage...
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  • A Cold Spell: A Human History of Ice by Max Leonard 9781526631190

    A Cold Spell: A Human History of Ice by Max Leonard 9781526631190

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    Taking us from the beginning of our story to the present day, A Cold Spell examines how ice has shaped our thoughts, actions and societies - and what it means for us that it is rapidly disappearing from our planet 'A warm-hearted tale of the bizarre,...
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  • Erebus: The Story of a Ship by Michael Palin

    Erebus: The Story of a Ship by Michael Palin

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    _______________THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER: the remarkable true story of the exploration ship featured in The Terror In the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, HMS Erebus undertook two of the most ambitious naval expeditions of all time.On the first,...
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  • The Worst Journey In The World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    The Worst Journey In The World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

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    One of the world's greatest works of travel and adventure writing, reissued on its 100th birthday.This is a gripping account of an expedition gone disastrously wrong. Apsley Cherry-Garrard, one of the youngest members of Scott's team, recorded the...
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  • South: The Endurance Expedition by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

    South: The Endurance Expedition by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

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    The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition was perhaps the most ambitious, elaborate and confident of all the British attempts to master the South Pole. Like the others it ended in disaster, with the Endeavour first trapped and then crushed to pieces in...
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  • May We Be Spared to Meet on Earth: Letters of the Lost Franklin Arctic Expedition by Russell A. Potter

    May We Be Spared to Meet on Earth: Letters of the Lost Franklin Arctic Expedition by Russell A. Potter

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    May We Be Spared to Meet on Earth is a privileged glimpse into the private correspondence of the officers and sailors who set out in May 1845 on the Erebus and Terror for Sir John Franklin's fateful expedition to the Arctic.The letters of the crew and...
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  • Antarctica: A History in 100 Objects by Dr Jean de Pomereu

    Antarctica: A History in 100 Objects by Dr Jean de Pomereu

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    This stunning and powerfully relevant book tells the history of Antarctica through 100 varied and fascinating objects drawn from collections around the world. Retracing the history of Antarctica through 100 varied and fascinating objects drawn from...
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  • The Lost Men: The Harrowing Story of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party by Kelly Tyler-Lewis

    The Lost Men: The Harrowing Story of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party by Kelly Tyler-Lewis

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    In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton set forth to make history with the first-ever crossing of the Antarctic continent. He sailed into the Weddell Sea aboard the Endurance, while a ship called the Aurora sailed into the Ross Sea to create a lifeline of vital...
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  • Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans by David Barrie

    Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans by David Barrie

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    In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery - an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who...
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  • Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition: Lost and Found by Gillian Hutchinson

    Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition: Lost and Found by Gillian Hutchinson

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    In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage - the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition was expected to complete its mission within three years and return home in triumph...
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  • The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner

    The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner

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    Greenland: a remote, mysterious, ice-covered rock with a population of just 56,000, has evolved from one of earth's last physical frontiers to its largest scientific laboratory. Locked within that vast 'white desert' are some of our planet's most...
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  • Understanding Disability Throughout History: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Iceland from Settlement to 1936 by Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir 9781032017822

    Understanding Disability Throughout History: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Iceland from Settlement to 1936 by Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir 9781032017822

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    Understanding Disability Throughout History explores seldom-heard voices from the past by studying the hidden lives of disabled people before the concept of disability existed culturally, socially and administratively. The book focuses on Iceland from...
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  • The Nansen Photographs by Geir O. Klover

    The Nansen Photographs by Geir O. Klover

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    "An extraordinary tale of derring-do told in a mesmerising new book via fascinating archive pictures - and worthy of a Hollywood movie too." - Daily Mail "A new book showcasing them all is a fascinating read... The care and dedication that has gone into...
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  • Snow Widows: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition Through the Eyes of the Women They Left Behind by Katherine MacInnes

    Snow Widows: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition Through the Eyes of the Women They Left Behind by Katherine MacInnes

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    'An elegant, densely textured work, like a tapestry ... A welcome contribution to polar studies.' Sara Wheeler, Spectator '[MacInness] handles the whole thing with masterly skill...takes us to the heart of the hope, love, anguish and grief'...
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  • South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir

    South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir

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    Experience in the polar explorer's own words, Ernest Shackleton's thrilling yet ill-fated expedition on the ship Endurance, the wreck of which was discovered off the coast of Antarctica in March 2022.In 1914, Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan...
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  • Antarctica by Gabrielle Walker

    Antarctica by Gabrielle Walker

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    There have been many books about Antarctica in the past, but all have focused on only one aspect of the continent - its science, its wildlife, the heroic age of exploration, personal experiences or the sheer awesome beauty of the landscape- but none have...
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  • HMS Terror: The Design, Fitting and Voyages of the Polar Discovery Ship by Matthew Betts 9781526783134

    HMS Terror: The Design, Fitting and Voyages of the Polar Discovery Ship by Matthew Betts 9781526783134

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    In the summer of 1845, Sir John Franklin and a crew of 134 men entered Lancaster Sound on board HMS Erebus and HMS Terror in search of a Northwest Passage. The sturdy former bomb ships were substantially strengthened and fitted with the latest...
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  • Snow Widows by Katherine MacInnes 9780008394653

    Snow Widows by Katherine MacInnes 9780008394653

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    'An elegant, densely textured work, like a tapestry ... A welcome contribution to polar studies.' Sara Wheeler, Spectator '[MacInness] handles the whole thing with masterly skill...takes us to the heart of the hope, love, anguish and grief'...
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  • N-4 Down: The Hunt for the Arctic Airship Italia by Mark Piesing

    N-4 Down: The Hunt for the Arctic Airship Italia by Mark Piesing

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    "GRIPPING. ... One of the greatest polar rescue efforts ever mounted." -Wall Street JournalThe riveting true story of the largest polar rescue mission in history: the desperate race to find the survivors of the glamorous Arctic airship Italia, which...
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  • Barents Sea 1942: The Battle for Russia's Arctic Lifeline by Angus Konstam

    Barents Sea 1942: The Battle for Russia's Arctic Lifeline by Angus Konstam

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    A gripping examination of the Battle of the Barents Sea, fought in the near darkness and icy cold of the northern winter, in which the Kriegsmarine sought to sever the crucial Allied Arctic Convoy route once and for all. The Arctic convoys that passed...
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  • Against the Ice by Ejnar Mikkelson

    Against the Ice by Ejnar Mikkelson

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781586423346Author Ejnar MikkelsenFormat PaperbackPage Count 224Imprint Steerforth PressPublisher Steerforth Press
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  • Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson 9780393355864

    Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson 9780393355864

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    Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845-whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice-with the tale of the incredible discovery of the flagship's wreck in 2014. Paul Watson, who was on the...
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  • Captain Scott: Journey to the South Pole: Band 08/Purple (Collins Big Cat) by Collins Big Cat

    Captain Scott: Journey to the South Pole: Band 08/Purple (Collins Big Cat) by Collins Big Cat

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    One hundred years ago, Captain Scott, naval officer and explorer wanted to be the first person to reach the South Pole. Was he the first to reach it? Discover what happened to him and his men when they went to the coldest place on Earth. ...
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  • The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time by Hugh Raffles

    The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time by Hugh Raffles

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781891241734Author Hugh RafflesFormat PaperbackPage Count 392Imprint Verse Chorus Press,U.S.Publisher Puncture Publications
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  • In Those Days: Shamans, Spirits, and Faith in the Inuit North by Kenn Harper

    In Those Days: Shamans, Spirits, and Faith in the Inuit North by Kenn Harper

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    In this new collection, Kenn Harper shares tales of Inuit and Christian beliefs and how these came to coexist-and sometimes clash-in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. During this period, Anglican and Catholic missionaries came to the North to...
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  • Atlantis Beneath the Ice: The Fate of the Lost Continent by Rand Flem-Ath

    Atlantis Beneath the Ice: The Fate of the Lost Continent by Rand Flem-Ath

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    In this completely revised and expanded edition of When the Sky Fell, Rand and Rose Flem-Ath show that 12,000 years ago vast areas of Antarctica were free from ice and home to the kingdom of Atlantis, a proposition that also elegantly solves the...
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  • Wanderlust: An Eccentric Explorer, an Epic Journey, a Lost Age by Reid Mitenbuler

    Wanderlust: An Eccentric Explorer, an Epic Journey, a Lost Age by Reid Mitenbuler

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    The mesmerizing, larger-than-life tale of an eccentric adventurer who traversed some of the greatest frontiers of the twentieth century, from uncharted Arctic wastelands to the underground resistance networks of World War II."An absolute joy...Wanderlust...
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  • Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration by David Roberts 9780393347784

    Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration by David Roberts 9780393347784

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    On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone. Now Mawson himself plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss...
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  • Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford

    Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford

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    For the first time ever Roland Huntford presents each man's full account of the race to the South Pole in their own words. In 1910 Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the...
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  • Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy

    Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781250782069Author Buddy LevyFormat PaperbackPage Count 400Imprint St. Martin's GriffinPublisher St. Martin's GriffinWeight(grams) 363gDimensions(mm) 206mm...
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  • Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Journey by Caroline Alexander 9780375404030

    Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Journey by Caroline Alexander 9780375404030

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.AwardsWinner of Alex Awards 1999.Book InformationISBN 9780375404030Author Caroline AlexanderFormat HardbackPage Count 224Imprint Alfred A. KnopfPublisher Alfred A...
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  • Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson 9780393249385

    Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson 9780393249385

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    Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845-whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice-with the tale of the incredible discovery of the flagship's wreck in 2014. Paul Watson, who was on the...
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  • I May Be Some Time: The Story Behind the Antarctic Tragedy of Captain Scott by Francis Spufford

    I May Be Some Time: The Story Behind the Antarctic Tragedy of Captain Scott by Francis Spufford

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    'A truly majestic work of scholarship, thought and literary imagination.' Jan Morris, The Times 'Shot through with crystalline brilliance.' Washington Post 'Fascinating.' Sunday Times When Captain Scott died in 1912 on his way back from the South Pole,...
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  • The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912 by Captian Roald Amundsen

    The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912 by Captian Roald Amundsen

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    Roald Amundsen records his race to be the first man to reach the South Pole. Amundsen's expertise enabled him to succeed where his predecessors, and competitors, did not. His rival Captain Robert F. Scott not only failed to reach the Pole first, but-due...
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  • The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition by Susan Solomon 9780300099218

    The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition by Susan Solomon 9780300099218

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    "These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale." So penned Captain Robert Falcon Scott in 1912 as he confronted defeat and death in the crippling subzero temperatures of Antarctica. In this riveting book, Susan Solomon finishes the interrupted...
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  • The Life of Permafrost: A History of Frozen Earth in Russian and Soviet Science by Pey-Yi Chu

    The Life of Permafrost: A History of Frozen Earth in Russian and Soviet Science by Pey-Yi Chu

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    In the Anthropocene, the thawing of frozen earth due to global warming has drawn worldwide attention to permafrost. Contemporary scientists define permafrost as ground that maintains a negative temperature for at least two years. But where did this...
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  • The Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction by Klaus Dodds 9780199697687

    The Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction by Klaus Dodds 9780199697687

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    The Antarctic is one the most hostile natural environments in the world. It is an extraordinary physical space, which changes significantly in shape and size with the passing of the seasons. Politically, it is unique as it contains one of the few areas...
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  • The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica by David G Campbell 9780618219216

    The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica by David G Campbell 9780618219216

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780618219216Author David G CampbellFormat PaperbackPage Count 308Imprint Mariner BooksPublisher Mariner BooksWeight(grams) 386g
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  • The Worst Journey in the World: With Scott in Antarctica 1910-1913 by Apsley Cherry-Garrard 9780486477329

    The Worst Journey in the World: With Scott in Antarctica 1910-1913 by Apsley Cherry-Garrard 9780486477329

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780486477329Author Apsley Cherry-GarrardFormat PaperbackPage Count 528Imprint Dover Publications Inc.Publisher Dover Publications Inc.Weight(grams)...
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  • Forgotten Footprints: Lost Stories in the Discovery of Antarctica by John Harrison

    Forgotten Footprints: Lost Stories in the Discovery of Antarctica by John Harrison

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    John Harrison's Forgotten Footprints is the untold story of the sailors, sealers and eccentrics who discovered the last continent: Antarctica. A thrilling record of lost triumph and tragedy, a saga of adventure and ambition against all odds, and a ...
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