The race for the South Pole : the expedition diaries of Scott and Amundsen /

In 1910 Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. 2010 marks the centenary of the last great race of terrestrial discovery. For the first time Scott's unedited diaries run alongside those of bot...

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Main Author: Huntford, Roland, 1927-
Other Authors: Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912., Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
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Summary:In 1910 Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. 2010 marks the centenary of the last great race of terrestrial discovery. For the first time Scott's unedited diaries run alongside those of both Amundsen and Olav Bjaaland, never before translated into English. Cutting through the welter of controversy to the events at the heart of the story, Huntford weavesthe narrative from the protagonists' accounts of their own fate. What emerges is a whole new understanding of what really happened on the.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxi, 330 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-324) and index.
ISBN:9781441110770
1441110771
1282821652
9781282821651
9781441149282
1441149287