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Blizzard - Race to the Pole

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Blizzard - Race to the Pole by Jasper Rees
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This book recreates the worst journey in the world - to experience first hand the chilling truth behind the race to the South Pole. At the beginning of the last century, reaching the South Pole was the greatest terrestrial journey left to man. To get to the bottom of the earth, traversing the very worst of what the natural world had to offer, would be an achievement that would symbolise humanity's ultimate domination of nature. The stakes could hardly have been higher. By the spring of 1912 the race was over- Scott was dead and Amundsen, the victor, was on his way home. Ever since the debate has raged over whether Scott was an arrogant incompetent or whether he was the victim of bad luck - a rare set of meteorological circumstances. THE GREAT RACE attempts to answer the question by leveling the polar plateau and re-running the race in an experiment of unrivalled ambition. Two teams, selected from among the world's greatest adventurers, will be kitted out entirely in the style of the original expeditions. The difference will be that both teams will start at the same time and from points within ten km of each other. This means that for the first time it will be possible to see whe
Release date NZ
July 27th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
BBC Books
Pages
288
Dimensions
164x241x28
ISBN-13
9780563493266
Product ID
1674102

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