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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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronciles the 1912 expeditions to Antarctica, including those by Roald Amundsen, Wilhelm Filchner, and Douglas Mawson
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10158096
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1973-
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Turney, Chris
Dewey number
910.92/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G860
LC item number
.T87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Explorers
  • Antarctica
Target audience
adult
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the year the world discovered Antarctica
Label
1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica, Chris Turney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-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, 1910-1913 -- 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 -- Locked in: Wilhelm Filchner and the Second German 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
Control code
ocn788236581
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9781582437897
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)788236581
Label
1912 : the year the world discovered Antarctica, Chris Turney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-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, 1910-1913 -- 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 -- Locked in: Wilhelm Filchner and the Second German 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
Control code
ocn788236581
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9781582437897
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)788236581

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