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The story of polar conquest

the complete history of arctic and antarctic exploration

by Logan Marshall

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Published by The John C. Winston company in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementincluding the discovery of the South Pole by Amundsen and Scott; the tragic fate of the Scott expedition and the discovery of the North Pole by Admiral Peary,
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LC ClassificationsG590 .M3
The Physical Object
Pagination352 (i.e. 320) p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24610874M
LC Control Number15018883


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"The Story of Polar Conquest" is the story of the many men who devoted their lives to the exploration and dominion of the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Some, like the Norwegian Roald Amundsen, found glory and success at the Poles.

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Marshall, Logan [Ed.]. The Story of Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure Shackleton's Antarctic adventure is one of the extraordinary true chronicles of heroic exploration in the twentieth century.

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This book is the story of Amundsen and his conquest of the South Pole at the beginning of 20th Century. Only a few men had penetrated to the interior of the Antartic continent and this book reminds readers of those heroes who.

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About Onward. The conquest of the North Pole was an elusive, almost impossible goal at the beginning of the last century.

But a son of patrician parents, Robert E. Peary, and a son of sharecroppers, Matthew Henson, shared a dream of conquering the unconquered North Pole and were brave enough to risk their lives numerous times before they finally succeeded. It has brought both riches and disaster to those who have tried to dominate it, while its indigenous people have been marginalized and exploited.

Original inhabitants Humans may have lived in the Arctic as long as 30, years ago. Towards the end of the last ice age, 10, years ago, hunters of caribou. The conquest of the North Pole was an elusive, almost impossible goal at the beginning of the last century.

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Franklin: Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation by Andrew Lambert is the gripping story of the worst ever catastrophe in British exploration, and the captain at the heart of it. About the Author Andrew Lambert is Laughton Professor of Naval History at King's College London/5(14).

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