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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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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 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
Antarctic Landscapes, 2014 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of Antarctic Landscapes. Locations include: Cape Wild and Cape Lookout on Elephant Island, Paulet Island, the Weddell Sea, Neko Harbor in Andvord Bay on the Antarctic... More > Peninsula, and Deception Island.< Less
The Heart of the Antarctic: Illustrated By Ernest Shackleton
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The Heart of the Antarctic, Illustrated by Ernest Shackleton. THE scientific results of the expedition cannot be stated in detail in this book. The expert members in each branch have contributed to... More > the appendices articles which summarise what has been done in the domains of geology, biology, magnetism, meteorology, physics, &c. I will simply indicate here some of the more important features of the geographical work. The journey made by the Northern Party resulted in the attainment of the South Magnetic Pole, the position of which was fixed, by observations made on the spot and in the neighborhood, at latitude 72° 25' South, longitude 155° 16' East. The journey was made along coastline of Victoria Land, new peaks, glaciers and ice-tongues were discovered, and small islands. Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874–1922) was an Anglo-Irish polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.< Less