The Crossing of Antarctica

The Crossing of Antarctica

Original Photographs From the Epic Journey That Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream

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EnduranceThe Crossing of Antarctica
One hundred years after Shackleton attempted to cross the great white continent of Antarctica, this beautifully illustrated volume celebrates the men who succeeded where he had failed . . . and rewrote the history books

Baker & Taylor
Collects the photographs taken during the historic "Trans-Antarctic Expedition," a journey led by Sir Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary in the 1950s intending to cross the frozen continent and succeed where Shackleton failed.

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This book collects historical color and b&w photos of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1957-58, led by Vivian Fuchs. The photos, most previously unpublished, were taken by expedition member George Lowe; there are also photos from the Fuchs family collection. The book also provides personal reflections from 14 explorers, experts, and relatives of the original expedition, including Jonathan Shackleton, Geoff Somers, Sir Wally Herbert, Arved Fuchs, Peter Fuchs, Klaus Dodds, and Jon Bowermaster. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2014
ISBN: 9780500252024
Branch Call Number: 919.8904 LOWE
Characteristics: 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm


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