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Author Ninnis, Belgrave Edward Sutton, 1887-1912, author

Title Mertz & I ... : the Antarctic diary of Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis / edited by Allan Mornement & Beau Riffenburgh
Published Norwich : The Erskine Press, 2014

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 MELB  910.92 Mertz Nin/Mai  DUE 30-06-20
Description vii, 448 pages, 4 unnumbered plates : illustrations (some coloured), maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Part I.A sort of reputation -- part II. The progress of geography -- part III. Towards the polar ice
Summary "Inside the diary is the story of a young man and his determined and ultimately successful attempt to become a polar explorer. It is a continuous record, from March 1908 to the final entry on 9 November 1912, though this book concentrates on his Antarctic endeavours."--Inside jacket cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Dumont d'Urville, Jules-Sébastien-César, 1790-1842.
Mawson, Douglas, 1882-1958.
Mertz, Xavier, 1882-1913
Ninnis, Belgrave Edward Sutton, 1887-1912 -- Diaries.
Great Britain. Army -- Officers -- Diaries.
Astrolabe Expedition (1826-1829)
Astrolabe Expedition (1837-1840)
Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914)
Admirals -- France -- Biography.
Explorers -- Antarctica -- History.
Explorers -- France -- Biography.
Explorers -- Great Britain -- Diaries.
Explorers -- Oceania -- History -- 19th century.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- French
Genre/Form Biographies.
Diaries.
Author Mornement, Allan, editor
Riffenburgh, Beau, 1955- editor
ISBN 9781852971168
Other Titles Mertz and I