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An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery is an 1897, two-volume novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It follows the adventures of the... More > narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. Neither Poe nor Verne had actually visited the remote Kerguelen Islands, in the south Indian Ocean, but their works are some of the few literary (as opposed to exploratory) references to the archipelago.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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Fans of classic adventure fiction will delight in Jules Verne's An Antarctic Mystery. The novel follows the journey of fictional explorer Pym, who also appeared in Edgar Allen Poe's The Narrative of... More > Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, through the eyes of an American explorer who is surveying the Kerguelen Islands.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery (French: Le Sphinx des glaces, The Sphinx of the Ice Fields), is an 1897, two-volume novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel “The Narrative... More > of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket” It follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. Edgar Allan Poe’s telling of Arthur Pym’s narrative is shown to be true as events come together that bring out clues that help Captain Len Guy trace the fate of his brother’s ship the Jane; the very ship that Arthur Pym was on board at the time of his disappearance. Through the efforts of Mr. Joerling, the crew of the Halbrane is enticed to make the trip to Antarctica to search for any survivors of the Jane.< Less
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An Antarctic Mystery is a novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey... More > from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. The narrator is a wealthy American Jeorling, who has entertained himself with private studies of the wildlife on the Kerguelen Islands and is now looking for a passage back to the USA. 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 Cunha. Underway, they meet a stray iceberg with a dead body on it, which turns out to be a sailor from Jane. Guy, who had talked to Jeorling earlier about the subject of Pym, reveals himself to be the brother of William Guy. He decides to try to come to the rescue of Jane's crew. They also take aboard another mysterious sailor named Hunt who is eager to join the search for undisclosed reasons.< Less
An Antarctic Myster By LewisJules CarrollVerne
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An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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Written as a response to Edgar Allan Poe’s The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, this novel takes place in 1839, eleven years after the plot of Poe’s novel and one year after... More > its publication. Jeorling, a wealthy American, narrates An Antarctic Mystery, telling the story of his adventure from the Kerguelen Islands back to the U.S.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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Written as a response to Edgar Allan Poe’s The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, this novel takes place in 1839, eleven years after the plot of Poe’s novel and one year after... More > its publication. Jeorling, a wealthy American, narrates An Antarctic Mystery, telling the story of his adventure from the Kerguelen Islands back to the U.S. To reach the U.S., Jeorling joins Len Guy’s ship, the Halbrane. During the voyage, they find a dead sailor from the ship, the Jane, and a note with the body. The note informs them that a few of the crew from the Jane, including the captain, William Guy, survived an assassination attempt at Tsalal. Len Guy, the brother of William, decides to search for the Jane’s crew.< Less
Encyclopedia of Antarctic vol 1 By Luís Carvalho Estrada
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The Antarctic is unique: geographically, politically, and scientifically. It is the most remote, hostile, and naturally dangerous continent, while at the same time it is the most pristine and least... More > developed. Antarctica is the only major part of the Earth’s landmass not directly governed by one nation; rather, it exists under the control of a carefully developed, although still evolving, treaty, which has a multitude of acceding nations. It is the only place in the world in which claims of ownership have been set aside. International agreements that ban nuclear testing contain damage to the environment under specific regulations and replace international competition with scientific investigations and organizations link nations in sustained, peaceful joint efforts.< Less
Encyclopedia of Antarctic vol 1 By Oscar Wong
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The Antarctic is unique: geographically, politically, and scientifically. It is the most remote, hostile, and naturally dangerous continent, while at the same time it is the most pristine and least... More > developed. Antarctica is the only major part of the Earth’s landmass not directly governed by one nation; rather, it exists under the control of a carefully developed, although still evolving, treaty, which has a multitude of acceding nations. It is the only place in the world in which claims of ownership have been set aside. International agreements that ban nuclear testing contain damage to the environment under specific regulations and replace international competition with scientific investigations and organizations link nations in sustained, peaceful joint efforts.< Less
Antarctic Seals, 2014 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of seals in Antarctica. Seals pictured include: Antarctic Fur Weddel Crabeater Southern Elephant. Locations include: Cape Lookout on Elephant Island Deception island Livingstone... More > Island Antarctic Sound.< Less