Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Inspires a New Generation the need to find a safe anchorage for the Endurance in the Weddell Sea. . www. On 21 February Endurance, still held fast, drifted to her most southerly latitude, 76°58′S. Thereafter she began moving. L’Aventura Antarctica: Immagini e Storia [Antarctic Adventure: Pictures and History]. () Worsley, F. A. Endurance An Epic of Polar Adventure. ().

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In the edition that I had, Philbrick wrote a great introduction about Lansing dndurance his book, and it included this bit of wisdom: On voyage, they would toast by saying “For our wives and children.

View all 26 comments. Though space and publishing would not allow inclusion of all available photos, one flaw might be that the author was not able to enudrance more photos. Leaders like this are a rare breed and stories like this are rarer still. At other times, I burst out laughing loudly at funny jokes that they made each other, and positive mindset, despite their grim ordeal.

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Showing of 2, reviews. Very good copy in blue paper and vellum-like paper over boards. Let me just tell you how long the horror was: May 18, leslie hamod rated it it was amazing. I feel thankful to those who travelled to the place where I’d never venture. I often referenced maps of the expedition and ended up researching the various legs of the journey in greater detail—the photos alone are captivating. Two days later, after a prolonged struggle with heavy seas and hurricane-force winds to the south of the island, the party struggled ashore at King Haakon Bay.


Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Saving your own skin in a difficult situation could be admirable resourcefulness, but it’s not the best illustration of heroism. See all 2, reviews.

Forced to abandon ship, the men were trapped on ice floes for months while they drifted north. Shop by Athlete in The Celebrity Store. And a telegraph machine. If that kind of book is what you are looking for, then you will love this book. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. It had been very nearly a year since they had last been in contact with civilization.

Alexander McAuliffe According to the author of the introduction to my edition of Endurance Nathaniel PhilbrickShackleton’s account was ghost-written and is full of …more According to the author of the introduction to my edition of Endurance Nathaniel PhilbrickShackleton’s account was ghost-written and is full of more flowery Edwardian language than survival skill and leadership on display here. It is basically clean; mostly free of bad language there is one curse antarctiva, also free of violence and sexual content.

Protein and blubber, yum. South remains one of the greatest adventures of the twentieth century.

In January, all but two teams of the dogs whose overall numbers had been depleted by mishaps and illness in the preceding months were shot on Shackleton’s orders, because the dogs’ requirements for seal meat were excessive.


Thus their plight was naked and terrifying in its simplicity. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Apr 30, karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: When they finally reach their destination they won’t dock perfectly where the people are to help them either.

May 09, Natalie Vellacott rated it it was amazing Shelves: At the close of that first day, needing to descend to the valley below them before nightfall, they risked everything by sliding down a mountainside on a makeshift rope sledge. The greatest adventure story of all time. On the book itself, the narrative was written by I am in awe and in tears.

May 30, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: See all customer images. Mar 22, Arah-Leah Hay rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thereafter she began moving with the pack in a northerly direction.

If today’s long-distance minute-by-minute bulletins keep you glued to your cell phone, here’s something much better: Shortly after embarking on their arduous journey, the ship becomes trapped.

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View all 10 comments. I have read this book several times over the years and it never fails to excite. Near fine blue color pictorial DJ.

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