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    South: The "Endurance" Expedition: The Endurance Expedition (Paperback) By (author) Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, Photographs by F.Jack Hurley


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    DescriptionThis is the epic first hand account of the Endurance expedition. As the first world war broke out in Europe, Shackleton's expedition to the South Pole became trapped by ice. Their ship, the Endurance, was crushed and the men were forced to survive in and escape from one of the world's most hostile environment. Traversing glaciers, scaling cliffs and crossing treacherous seas in open boats, all the time threatened by brutal cold and hunger, the men, through their own strength and Shackleton's leadership, all made it to safety. This story makes the efforts of latterday adventurers look pale in comparison.

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    South: The "Endurance" Expedition
    The Endurance Expedition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, Photographs by F.Jack Hurley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 250 g
    ISBN 13: 9780140288865
    ISBN 10: 0140288864

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBLW, RGR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QMP
    BIC subject category V2: BTP
    Libri: B-090
    Ingram Subject Code: TR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26630
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MTS
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ARCTIC
    DC21: 919.8904
    BISAC V2.8: TRV001000
    DC22: 919.8
    BISAC V2.8: TRV020000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QMP, 1MTS
    Thema V1.0: NHD, RGR, DNXP
    Illustrations note
    8pp b&w illustrations
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    26 November 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Sir Ernest Shackleton is the archetypal British hero; a legendary figure in the history of polar exploration.