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My Life as an Explorer

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 298 Seiten
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The 1927 autobiography, in English translation, of the first man to traverse the North-West Passage and to reach the South Pole.Th... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

The 1927 autobiography, in English translation, of the first man to traverse the North-West Passage and to reach the South Pole.

Zusammenfassung
This 1927 autobiography, in English translation, traces the career of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (1872-1928), the first man to traverse the North-West Passage and to reach the South Pole. In a straightforward style, Amundsen discusses the many difficulties of an expedition, from finance and planning to dealing with danger and controversy.

Inhalt

1. Early memories; 2. Ice-bound in the Antarctic; 3. The conquest of the Northwest passage; 4. The dash to the South pole; 5. In the grip of the northern ice pack; 6. Financial worries; 7. An airplane flight with Lincoln Ellsworth; 8.The transpolar flight of the Norge; 9. Concerning Mr Stefansson and others; 10. The serious business of exploration; 11. Problems of food and equipment; Appendix; Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: My Life as an Explorer
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EAN: 9781108071437
ISBN: 978-1-108-07143-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 298
Gewicht: 440g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T17mm
Jahr: 2014
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