Conquerors of the Antarctic. by Robert de La Croix

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Published by F. Muller in London .

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  • Antarctica -- History.

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StatementTranslated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald.
LC ClassificationsG870 .L313
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p.
Number of Pages268
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Open LibraryOL5809445M
LC Control Number60040178

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Since the first British, American, and Russian ships sighted the Antarctic coastline inthe frozen continent has captured the world's imagination. David Day's biography of Antarctica describes in fascinating detail every aspect of this vast land's history: the exploration, scientific investigation, and geopolitics of the continent, stretching over /5(15).

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H/C + D/W (Robert de la Croix. Translated from the French by: Edward Fitzgerald) pp. In this book the author describes the thrilling conquest of the Antarctic, and tells the story of the men who made it possible. Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink (1 December – 21 April ) was an Anglo-Norwegian polar explorer and a pioneer of modern Antarctic travel.

He was the precursor of Sir Robert Falcon Scott, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Roald Amundsen, and others associated with the Heroic Age of Antarctic tohe led the British-financed Southern Cross expedition, which.

Sir Vivian Fuchs, who conquered "the last great journey left to man" bequeathed to Antarctic explorers by Sir Ernest Shackleton, died yesterday at the age of That all ended well was due largely to four men – Amundsen, Cook, Lecointe and de Gerlache himself.

Lecointe’s book is perhaps the most readable of all accounts of the voyage. The first English translation of Lecointe’s book of the Belgica Expedition. pp, hardback. The conqueror of one pole attempts the other: Commander Byrd, the Antarctic, Edition Notes Brightly colored reproductions of watercolor[?] illustrations (each.

Borchgrevink's account of the expedition, First on the Antarctic Continent, was published the following year; the English edition, much of which may have been embroidered by Newnes's staff, was criticised for its "journalistic" style and for its bragging tone.

He was also co-author of the book Accusing Gallows that described the tragic fate of the last legal Hungarian administration.

His book World Conquerors was published three times in the USA, but he did not receive any royalties at all. Louis Marschalko died in Munich,   InByrd flew into the history books after he and a crew of three other men became the first people to fly over the South Pole.

Byrd returned from his first Antarctic expedition in the spring of and set out on a hero’s tour of the United States a few months later. The Antarctic Diaries of Andrew Watson and Alexander Kennedy together with the paintings of Charles Turnbull Harrisson A stunning limited edition package which includes: THE ANTARCTIC DIARY OFANDREW DOUGALD WATSON - Hardback, cloth bound, blocked on cover and spine, pp, 70 pictures THE ANTARCTIC DIARY OF ALEXANDER LORIMER KENNEDY - Hardback, cloth bound.

The subsequent events form the focus of Nigel Watson’s new book Hillary’s Antarctica: Adventure, Exploration and Establishing Scott Base (Allen & Unwin, $). Watson, the executive director of the Antarctic Heritage Trust, shows how invaluable an insider’s knowledge of the politics and personalities surrounding the events can be.

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robur the conqueror. An Antarctic Mystery (French: Le Sphinx des glaces, The Sphinx of the Ice Fields) is Quickview. An Antartic Mistery. An Antarctic Mystery (French: Le Sphinx des glaces, The Sphinx of the Ice Fields) is a two-volume novel by Jules Verne.

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This copy is estimated at $1,$2, Sir Douglas Mawson. The. Antarctic Odyssey: In the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers: New York: Carroll & Graf: Collier, Graham and Patricia Graham Collier: Antarctic Odyssey: In the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers: London: Robinson: Cook, Dr Frederick Albert: My Attainment of the Pole: Pittsburgh: Polar Publishing Co.

Reprint: Curtsinger, Bill: Under Antarctic Ice. from In AugustBritish explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of 27 sailed toward the South Pole on the ship Endurance in an effort to become the first party ever to cross the Antarctic.

() Discovery of the Polar Plateau (Antarctic Plateau) – considered one of the most important discoveries in the history of polar exploration.

() Collection of many important geological and botanical samples as well as extensive magnetic readings and the development of charts. ( – ) Undertook the ‘Terra Nova’ Expedition. Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (UK: / ˈ ɑː m ʊ n d s ən /, US: /-m ə n s-/; Norwegian: [ˈruːɑl ˈɑmʉnsən] (); [tone?] 16 July – c.

18 June ) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions and a key figure of the Heroic Age of Antarctic led the first expedition to traverse the Northwest Passage by sea, from toand the first expedition to the South. Eannatum’s tour of Elam, Urua, and Umma paid off. He controlled provinces and regions rich with resources.

He had metal to produce weapons and fertile fields to grow food—both of which were used to feed and arm his forces. Eannatum was far from finished. With an increase in resource-rich lands came an increase in manpower to replenish and increase the size of his ranks. Cook had had experience of polar wintering in the Antarctic.

Of German extraction and born inhe studied medicine and it was as a doctor that he had brilliantly taken part in the rescue of the Belgica mission led by Adrien de Gerlache at the time of the first and extremely severe Antarctic. Conquerors is somewhat of a departure—still a maritime history, even more so than most of his books, but focused not on the Mediterranean, instead on the nearly unbelievable accomplishments of the Portuguese in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans between and Crowley makes the colorful, dramatic, and heroic deeds of the Portuguese leap.

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‎A wealthy American Jeorling is looking for a passage back to the USA after private studies of the wildlife on the Kerguelen Islands. Halbrane is one of the first ships to arrive at Kerguelen, and its captain Len Guy somewhat reluctantly agrees to have Jeorling as a passenger as far as Tristan da Cun.

Adelie penguins spend the winter in the seas surrounding the Antarctic and the rest of the year on the many small coastal islands. Adelie penguins are much easier to spot from spring to autumn - during winter, they spend most of their time in the water along the coast.

There was a period in history between and dubbed the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. It marked a time when daring adventurers set their sights on one of the few lands that still escaped humanity’s reach - the Antarctic. And this land was harsh, cold, and unforgiving, and all the people who dared face this unknown knew there was a good chance they might not come back.

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And, thanks to numerous books and a popular movie: "Scott of the Antarctic," his light has dimmed little in modern times. Ina group. Journals & Books; Help There is also reasonable suspicion that man-made contamination of the Antarctic deserts might be the reason for finding a broad distribution of Penicillium and other ubiquitous fungi in soil and air.

Basidiomycetous yeasts are reported to be endemic in the dry valley of Antarctica. Unrivaled conquerors of the. Wilkins, Sir George Hubert, –, British explorer, b. Australia. He made a number of trips to Antarctica and to the Arctic. Valuable experience gained when he accompanied Vilhjalmur Stefansson's expedition (–18) to the Arctic and Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition (–22) to Antarctica prepared Wilkins to assume the leadership in the following years of a number of polar.

The crossing of Antarctica: the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, by Vivian Fuchs (Book) 58 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Everest conqueror Hillary dies at 88 In his book "View from the Summit," Hillary finally broke his long public silence about whether it was he or Norgay who was the first man to step atop.

The Conquerors Dictate. Vae victis! was always the motto of the conquerors. It shows the world that the strongest will always come out on top, and subjugate those weaker than themselves.

But a conqueror can also be merciful, winning over the .Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook, or read online. This book has pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in Series: Extraordinary Voyages #7. Description.

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