The Endurance :Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition /Caroline Alexander.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-320037

Description

211 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm, Provides an account of the Shackleton expedition of 1914, during which explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven set out to cross the Antarctic continent on foot, only to have their ship, Endurance, break up eighty-five miles short of their destination, leaving them stranded for close to two years. Includes a photographic record of the adventure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Travel.
Discovery and exploration, British.
Expedities.
Discovery and exploration British.

Originator

Alexander, Caroline, 1956-
American Museum of Natural History.

Publication

New York : Knopf

Description

211 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Provides an account of the Shackleton expedition of 1914, during which explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven set out to cross the Antarctic continent on foot, only to have their ship, Endurance, break up eighty-five miles short of their destination, leaving them stranded for close to two years. Includes a photographic record of the adventure.

Notes

"In association with the American Museum of Natural History."
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

ISBN

0375404031
9780375404030

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.474

Other People and Orgs

Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922
Endurance (Ship)
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917)
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

Places

Antarctica
Antarctica.

Edition

1st ed.

Variant Title

Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition