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The First Book of the Antarctic ... Pictures by Rus Anderson

by Joseph Bryan Icenhower

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Published in Franklin Watts: New York, [1956.] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. ;
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24939824M
OCLC/WorldCa561441924

  Antarctic Expedition Explained; The Ominous Deception Island in Antarctica; Antarctica Travel Guide; January is the perfect time of year to visit Antarctica. We started our expedition through the Antarctic Peninsula on January 30 and it turned out to be the most incredible time to visit the continent. Antarctic Days with Mawson: A Personal Account of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition of , by Harold Fletcher (Sydney: Angus and Robertson, ). Antarctic Ecology, edited by R M Laws (London: Academic Press, ).

Anderson was a leader of British, American and Korean guerilla forces operating in North Korea during the war and was awarded a bar to his M.C. the M.B.E. and the U.S. Legion of Merit. Item # First Edition, Cadet Edition. Illustrated throughout with a map and pictures . Matt Bondurant is the author of three novels, the most recent of which is The Night s—previously published as The Wettest County in the World—was a New York Times Editors’ Choice, and one of the San Francisco Chronicle’s 50 Best Books of the first novel, The Third Translation, was an international bestseller, translated into fourteen .

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Scott, andAmundsenShackleton and and Mawsonand considers them sometimes alone and sometimes in. Print and electronic media may use the photos free of charge; however, the photographer and the National Science Foundation must be credited.

Schools, educational and encyclopedia publishers, and similar institutions may use the photos freely to further educational awareness of Antarctica. Edited by Dr. Wilson, Nimrod Illustrated is a treat for anyone interested in Shackleton, the Antarctic, polar exploration or the atmosphere of the Edwardian age.

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