South Pole : The British Antarctic Expedition, Hardback Book

South Pole : The British Antarctic Expedition Hardback

Part of the Classics series

Description

Although it's a piece of history learned by every British student, the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913 remains an epic story unknown to many.

In this ultimate showing of life and boundless bravery, Robert F.

Scott and his five-man team battled the elements--traveling through subzero temperatures with motor sledges and ponies--in the hope of being the first to reach this uninhabited territory.

Arriving at the South Pole on January 18, 1912, the adventurers were greeted by their worst nightmare: a Norwegian flag.

Disheartened and badly frostbitten, they trudged back toward their boat, only to die just eleven miles from the next depot.

Featuring a collection of stunning black-and-white photography alongside entries from Scott's harrowing diary, this volume starkly presents this well-documented journey.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Assouline
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Diaries, letters & journals
  • ISBN: 9781614280101

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