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The Resource 1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica, Chris Turney

1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica, Chris Turney

Label
1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica
Title
1912
Title remainder
the year the world discovered Antarctica
Statement of responsibility
Chris Turney
Title variation
  • Nineteen twelve
  • Nineteen hundred and twelve
  • Year the world discovered Antarctica
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turney, Chris
Dewey number
  • 919.89
  • 910.922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Antarctica
  • Explorers
Label
1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica, Chris Turney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-343) and index
Contents
Looking Polewards : early ventures South -- An audacious plan : Ernest Shackleton and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 -- A new land : Robert Scott and the Terra Nova Expedition, 1919-1913 -- Of reindeer, ponies, and automobiles : Roald Amundsen and the Norwegian bid for the South Pole, 1910-1912 -- The Dash Patrol : Nobu Shirase and the Japanese South Polar Expedition, 1910-1912 -- Wilhelm Filchner and the Second Germany Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1912 -- Ice-cold in Denison : Douglas Mawson and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1913 -- Martyrs to Gondwanaland : the cost of scientific exploration -- Appendix. Lord Curzon's notes
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9781582437897
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn788236581
  • (OCoLC)788236581
Label
1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica, Chris Turney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-343) and index
Contents
Looking Polewards : early ventures South -- An audacious plan : Ernest Shackleton and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 -- A new land : Robert Scott and the Terra Nova Expedition, 1919-1913 -- Of reindeer, ponies, and automobiles : Roald Amundsen and the Norwegian bid for the South Pole, 1910-1912 -- The Dash Patrol : Nobu Shirase and the Japanese South Polar Expedition, 1910-1912 -- Wilhelm Filchner and the Second Germany Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1912 -- Ice-cold in Denison : Douglas Mawson and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1913 -- Martyrs to Gondwanaland : the cost of scientific exploration -- Appendix. Lord Curzon's notes
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9781582437897
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn788236581
  • (OCoLC)788236581

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