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Author Behrendt, John C., 1932-

Title Innocents on the ice : a memoir of Antarctic exploration, 1957 / by John C. Behrendt
Published Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 428 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Roster of Men at Ellsworth Station, 1957 -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Voyage to the Weddell Sea -- 3. Fall -- 4. Winter Begins -- 5. The Long Night Goes On and On and On ... -- 6. The Sun Returns -- 7. Final Traverse Preparations -- 8. Ellsworth to Berkner Island -- 9. Dufek Massif to Korff Island -- 10. Heading for Home
Summary Drawing on his 40 years of Antarctic research experience, Behrendt explains the changes in scientific activities and environmental awareness in Antarctica today
Innocents on the Ice is based on the author's experience and writings as part of a U.S. Navy-supported scientific expedition to establish Ellsworth Station on the Filchner Ice Shelf. This expedition, undertaken from November 1956 to early 1958, coincided with the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958) which ushered in the "scientific age" in Antarctica
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-408) and index
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Subject Behrendt, John C., 1932- -- Diaries.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration -- History.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 058509926X (electronic bk.)
1607323230 (electronic bk.)
9780585099262 (electronic bk.)
9781607323235 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)