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South Pole: A Narrative History of the Exploration of Antarctica

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The race to reach the south pole is one of the most extraordinary stories in human history. In the early 20th century the pole represented one of the last unexplored places on Earth-and thus, for a certain breed of men, one of the most irresistible locations on the planet.Drawing on the archives of the National Geographic Society, which had close ties to all of the great S ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 5th 2004 by National Geographic
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τα ανταρκτικά ημερολόγια μπορεί κάποιος να τα χαρακτηρίσει τόσο πληκτικά όσο η περιγραφή αιγυπτιακού τύμβου από τον giovanni battista belzoni. καταγραφή στιγμάτων, θερμοκρασιών, μιλίων πεζοπορίας, μαγνητικών αποκλίσεων, διεύθυνσης ανέμων και ένταση αυτών, μερίδων τροφής, γεωλογικών και ζωολογικών παρατηρήσεων, περιγραφή παγετώνων και παγόβουνων, ατμοσφαιρικών φαινομένων. ποιός ο λόγος να γυρίσει κάποιος τις σελίδες τους;

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Anthony Brandt is the editor of the Adventure Classics series published by National Geographic Society Press, and the books editor at National Geographic Adventure magazine. Formerly the book critic at Men’s Journal, Brandt has written for The Atlantic, GQ, Esquire, and many other magazines, and is the author of two previous books. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York.


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