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The South Pole By Roald Amundsen
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Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen 16 July 1872 – 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the first Antarctic expedition to reach the South Pole between 1910 and 1912.... More > He was the first person to (undisputedly) reach both the North and South Pole. This book records that historic journey that made Admundsen one of the greats of polar exploration. Kean Guides (Travel) have developed to take advantage of new reading media and to appeal to the modern reader. Specially formatted to improve the reading experience. We aim to offer a library of Travel books that have been selected to illustrate the best of the writer without the need to plough through tomes and tomes of writing to find the pieces you really want to read. We are committed to provide the greatest writers to readers at a reasonable price< Less
Fred and The South Pole By Ged Austin
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Experience the journey of Fred Bloggs as he ventures through the South Pole. View this fascinating adventure through a child's view!
The South Pole (Illustrated) By Roald Amundsen
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The South Pole by Roald Amundsen tells the story of the author's trek to the Antarctic region. Roald Amundsen led the first expedition to reach the South Pole, on December 14, 1911. His account,... More > entitled The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912, tells how the team endured frostbite, snow blindness, and other horrors to reach their destination. Roald Amundsen planted the Norwegian flag on the South Pole on December 14, 1911, a full month before Robert Falcon Scott arrived on the same spot. Amundsen's book is a riveting first-hand account of a truly heroic expedition. The journey to the South Pole remains Roald Amundsen's masterpiece, the culmination of the classical age of Polar exploration and, perhaps, the greatest snow journey ever made.< Less
The South Pole (Illustrated) By Roald Amundsen
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The South Pole by Roald Amundsen tells the story of the author's trek to the Antarctic region. Roald Amundsen led the first expedition to reach the South Pole, on December 14, 1911. His account,... More > entitled The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912, tells how the team endured frostbite, snow blindness, and other horrors to reach their destination. Roald Amundsen planted the Norwegian flag on the South Pole on December 14, 1911, a full month before Robert Falcon Scott arrived on the same spot. Amundsen's book is a riveting first-hand account of a truly heroic expedition. The journey to the South Pole remains Roald Amundsen's masterpiece, the culmination of the classical age of Polar exploration and, perhaps, the greatest snow journey ever made.< Less
Under The Ocean To The South Pole By Roy Rockwood
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2nd of the GREAT MARVEL series by Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate and almost certainly actually aurhor Howard R. Garis). Fresh from their triumph in arriving at the... More > North Pole by airship, Jack Darrow and Mark Samson, Professor Henderson, Andy Sudds, the hinter, and Washington set their sights on reaching the “polar” opposite, but this time in an underwater conveyance, a submarine ship! In England the boys, Jack and Mark, are mistaken for a pair of would-be assassins but escape their Scotland Yard police officer when the trolley they are traveling on crashes. During the voyage they submarine encounters a ghost ship, savages, a volcanic island, fet caught in a whirlpool, find a strange new land under the polar ice, and travel directly under the magnetic South Pole. But, before their travels are complete they submarine is nearly trapped inside a pocket of boiling water. Can they make their escape and get safely back home?< Less
South Pole Santa By Milo McGrath, Chris McGrath
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Father Christmas has a rival! Out of action for the last two thousand years, the oldest enemy of Christmas is back to claim the festive season as his own in this spectacular struggle between the... More > forces of good and evil. In a worldwide battle to save Christmas from total catastrophe, only the courage of a young boy, Milo, can defeat the enemies of happiness and joy; but will he make it in time?< Less
South By Ernest Shackleton
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Ernest Shackleton was an Anglo-Irish explorer who is famous for his Arctic voyages, and for being a total badass. He made a number of trips south, including one in which he and his team made it a 100... More > or so miles from the South Pole. This was the closest anyone had gotten, and Shackleton would be knighted for his efforts. Soon enough he adventured south again on what was called the the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914–17. This disastrous and amazing tale is the focus of Shackleton's book South, a work of non-fiction whose thrilling adventure rivals the most vividly written fiction. After Shackleton's earlier voyages he had a knack for fundraising, so upon securing about $4M in today's money, he enlisted a crew of 56 men. The fated Endurance would be the main ship, while the vessels James Caird and Aurora would serve as support ships. Disaster struck the expedition when the Endurance became trapped in pack ice, and was slowly crushed before the shore parties could land.< Less
Polar Quest : A journey to the Poles By Sean Chapple
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In 2007 Sean Chapple led two teams on ground-breaking expeditions. First to the magnetic North Pole and then onto the geographical South Pole. The South Pole journey was one of the longest overland... More > journeys in history. Polar Quest is a fascinating accout of the journey based on live reports sent during the journey and personal diary extracts. It also includes external Case Studies, planning documents, fitness programmes and much more.< Less
A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World Cook, James, 1728-1779 By James Cook, 1728-1779
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Captain James Cook, FRS RN (7 November [O.S. 27 October] 1728 – 14 February 1779), was a British explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal... More > Navy. A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World Cook, James, 1728-1779 Cook was the first to map Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands as well as the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.< Less