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Author Huntford, Roland, 1927-

Title The race for the South Pole : the expedition diaries of Scott and Amundsen / Roland Huntford
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 330 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Note on the Text; Dramatis Personae; Abbreviations; Introduction; Race for the South Pole; Epilogue; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-324) and index
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Subject Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928.
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.
Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Explorers -- Norway -- Biography.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Norwegian
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928.
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.
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