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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!
South Pole Aliens By John Schultz
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Here's a secret base near the South Pole. It has a huge face on an Island with a base like structure and ships of some kind.
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
ATNAS: Santa's Sister in the South Pole By Kimberly K. Horg
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AAtnas is completely opposite of her brother Santa. Even her name is spelled Santa backwards. In this humorous book children will be engaged by the lively characters and original storyline. There is... More > factual information throughout the story about the Great Skua; the only living animal to step foot in the harsh climates of the South Pole. Atnas wants to do away with presents but learns through her failed attempts Christmas is about family and being with the ones you love.< Less
Atnas: Santa's Sister In the South Pole By Kimberly K. Horg
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Atnas is completely opposite of her brother Santa. Even her name is spelled Santa backwards. In this humorous book children will be engaged by the lively characters and original storyline. There is... More > factual information throughout the story about the Great Skua; the only living animal to step foot in the harsh climates of the South Pole. Atnas wants to do away with presents but learns through her failed attempts Christmas is about family and being with the ones you love.< 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
NORTH POLE EXPEDITION CALENDAR By Eric Larsen
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Polar adventurer, expedition guide, and educator, Eric Larsen has spent the past 20 years traveling in some of the most remote and extreme environments on the planet. To date, Eric has completed... More > more polar expeditions than any other American in history. Included in that list are the first ever summer expedition to the North Pole as well as a world record expedition to the South Pole, North Pole and top of Mount Everest all within a 365-day period. The unsupported journey from land to the Geographic North Pole is easily one of the most difficult expeditions in the world. While there have been over 1,500 Mount Everest summits in the past three years, no one had completed a full land to North Pole traverse since 2010. In May of 2014, Eric Larsen and team mate Ryan Waters finished what may realistically be the last expedition of it's kind due to a changing climate. What follows is a photo essay of the journey.< 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