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Shackleton and the Antarctic

by Margery Turner Fisher

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica
    • Subjects:
    • Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922.,
    • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Margery and James Fisher. Illustrated with photos. and with drawings by W. E. How.
      ContributionsFisher, James, 1912- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG875.S5 F5 1958
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 559 p.
      Number of Pages559
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6224796M
      LC Control Number57010796

      Ernest Shackleton’s stash of hundred-year-old booze was discovered buried in the ice under the explorer’s Antarctic base camp.. In January workers from the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage.   A guide price of up to £15, has been put on An Account of the British Antarctic Expedition (), also known as the Nimrod expedition, Shackleton's second to .

      Shackleton's Antarctic Escape Shackleton's Antarctic Escape. High/Low Graphic Books. Ernest Shackleton is a renowned explorer who set out with his crew on an Antarctic expedition that aimed to cross the continent for the first time. When the crew is unexpectedly stranded, however, they need to fight to survive. Students will follow alongside. Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an Irish-born British explorer who was a principal figure of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Notably, Shackleton is remembered for his Trans-Antarctic Expedition from , which was ultimately unsuccessful, as the Endurance became trapped in pack ice close to the Antarctic.

      Shackleton's Antarctic Escape Shackleton's Antarctic Escape Shackleton's Antarctic Escape Shackleton's Antarctic Escape Shackleton's Antarctic Escape Shackleton's Antarctic Escape. Graphic Books. Ernest Shackleton is a renowned explorer who set out with his crew on an Antarctic expedition that aimed to cross the continent for the first time. The first is a beautifully illustrated picture book, Shackleton’s Journey by William Grill (Flying Eye Books, ). This is a book that will appeal to adult art lovers, picture book fans and history buffs (of which, I fall into all three categories), children and adult alike.


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Shackleton and the Antarctic by Margery Turner Fisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

The unparalleled adventure and ordeal of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew, stranded on the Antarctic ice for 20 months beginning Januthen forced to row a foot boat miles across storm-ravaged seas, has inspired at least three marvelous books: Shackleton's own memoir, South; Alfred Lansing's bestselling Endurance; and this Cited by: In Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on an expedition to make the first land crossing of the barren Antarctic continent from the east to the west coast.

The expedition failed to accomplish its objective, but became recognized instead as an amazing feat of by: In "Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey", there is quite a bit of new information presented that was not found in the comprehensive history "Endurance".

I enjoyed the illustrations and the storyline what information was kept and omitted. All in all, if you wanted to learn about /5. Ernest Shackleton, Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who attempted to reach the South Pole. He was perhaps best known for his –16 expedition, in which his ship, Endurance, was crushed by pack ice and the crew endured months of hardship before being.

Endurance tells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's attempts to cross the Antarctic overland with his 27 man crew. But, in October when they were still half a continent away from their intended base, their ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice/5.

Buy Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage to the Antarctic New Ed by Alfred Lansing (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(K). Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an explorer who in joined an expedition to the Antarctic.

He was sent home early due to bad health. Devoted to creating a legacy, he led the Trans-Antarctic Born: A young Australian photographer Frank Hurley accompanied Shackleton on the Trans-Antarctic Expedition to record events in motion and still pictures.

Little was it realised when setting off exactly what an epic tale would be recorded and that amongst the film would be some of the Endurance itself being crushed and sunk by sea-ice. Shackleton had. - Ernest Shackleton So was born what became the Imperial Trans-Antarctica expedition of - The goal was ambitious - audacious even, considering that only 10 men had ever stood at the South Pole and 5 of those had died on the way back.

Free download or read online South: The Story of Shackletons Last Expedition pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in March 1stand was written by Ernest Shackleton. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this history, non fiction story are Ernest /5. This is a truly gripping and beautiful book. The story of the voyage and survival of the Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition to traverse Cited by: The Story of Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure Shackleton's Antarctic adventure is one of the extraordinary true chronicles of heroic exploration in the twentieth century.

It is the story of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton and his legendary Antarctic Expedition. While attempted to cross Antarctica, Shackleton and hisFile Size: KB. Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew took bitter defeat and turned it into heroic this century, members of the imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition watched as.

Directed by George Butler. With Kevin Spacey, Conrad Anker, Iain Fraser, Michael Gambon. Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure is a giant-screen film that tells the dramatic true story of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's now-legendary British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

A testament to heroism and human endurance, the man crew survived nearly two years in the /10(). Best book about Ernest Shackleton. Close. Posted by 2 years ago. Archived.

Best book about Ernest Shackleton. Hi all. It seems like there are quite a few well-received books about Sir Shackleton and his Antarctic expedition. Can anyone recommend me the one they like the most.

7 comments. share. save hide report. 97% Upvoted. This thread is. Directed by Leanne Pooley. With Craig Parker, Charles Pierard, Hugh Barnard, Blake Henshaw. Captain Frank Worsley signs on as Captain of the Endurance to navigate Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew to Antarctica.

When the expedition ship is crushed; Worsley's seamanship and navigational skills saves them all/10(6). THE DEFINITIVE AND SPELLBINDING RECORD OF SHACKLETON'S LEGENDARY ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION, IMMORTALIZED ON FILM BY PIONEERING PHOTOGRAPHER FRANK HURLEY Sir Ernest Shackleton's trans-Antarctic expedition of was one of the great feats of human endurance -- one vividly captured in the powerful and dramatic pictures taken by Frank Hurley, the 5/5(2).

The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition is a nonfiction book by American author and journalist Caroline Alexander, first published in It chronicles explorer Ernest Shackleton’s most famous expedition, when he and his men were stranded for over a year on Antarctic ice during an attempt to circumnavigate and map the.

The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with overcopies sold -- has long been /5(91).

Shackleton's expedition marked the end of a period of romantic exploration of the Arctic and the Antarctic, and this is as much a book about the encroaching modern world as it is about travel.

But Nick Bertozzi has documented this remarkable journey with such wit and fiendish attention to detail that it's impossible not to get caught up in the. Shackleton, never one to leave anything to chance, sold the book to readers before it had been written.

He took two thousand advance orders, assuring himself a tidy profit. When the book was published in latethe confident Shackleton had a copy specially bound for the queen/5(13).Title. The Antarctic book: winter quarters By. Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, Mawson, Douglas, Sir, The Heart Of The Antarctic: Being The Story Of The British Antarctic Expedition by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton and Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth David | 23 Mar Paperback.