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Race for the South Pole

The Antarctic Challenge (Cultural & Geographical Exploration Series)

  • 158 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • South Pole,
  • Antarctica,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsArthur Meier Schlesinger (Editor), Fred L. Israel (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8158903M
    ISBN 100791051005
    ISBN 109780791051009

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    The Race for the South Pole The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen (Book): Huntford, Roland: In Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. For the first time Scott's unedited diaries run alongside those of both Amundsen and Olav Bjaaland, never before translated into English. Between December and January , both Roald Amundsen (leading his South Pole expedition) and Robert Falcon Scott (leading the Terra Nova Expedition) reached the South Pole within five weeks of each other. But while Scott and his four companions died on the return journey, Amundsen's party managed to reach the geographic south pole first and subsequently return to their base camp at.

    Race to the South Pole (Ranger in Time #4) - Kindle edition by Messner, Kate, McMorris, Kelley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Race to the South Pole (Ranger in Time #4)/5(74). Discover the mysterious frozen world of Antarctica along with intrepid explorers from Captain Cook to Shackleton, Scott, and Byrd. These 30 full-page black-and-white illustrations portray highlights from the international contest to reach the South Pole, plus wildlife, snow-covered landscapes, and other fascinating aspects of the remote region.


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Brilliant book. From what I gather, the race for the South Pole was fraught with a lot of revisionist history and prejudiced accounts. This book clears it up by putting the diaries of the two expedition leaders (Amundsen for Norway; Scott for UK) side by side, day by day.

The real story quickly emerges/5. The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole, Revised and Updated (Modern Library Exploration) Paperback – September 7, Cited by: Book on the conquest of the south pole by the leader of the expedition. He compiled it from his diary entries shortly after returning home.

Not always an enjoyable read as he devotes a lot of the text to snow and weather conditions and descriptions of the terrain they encountered and it is almost impossible to picture it just from the words/5.

They're racing against a rival explorer to reach the South Pole, but with unstable ice, killer whales, and raging blizzards, the journey turns into a race against time and a struggle to stay Hardcover, pages Published June 28th by Scholastic Press/5.

InCaptain Robert Scott and his competitor Roald Amundsen conquered the unconquerable: Antarctica. This perilous race to the South Pole claimed the life of Scott and became the stuff of legend, as well as by: 5.

In the brilliant dual biography, the award-winning writer Roland Huntford re-examines every detail of the great race to the South Pole between Britain's Robert Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen.

Scott, who dies along with four of his men only eleven miles from his next cache of supplies, became Britain's beloved failure, while Amundsen, who not only beat Scott to the Pole but returned alive, was largely.

In Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. For the first time Scott's unedited diaries run alongside those of both Amundsen and Olav Bjaaland, never before translated into English.

book, The Race to the South Pole. book, and Anticipation Guide Assign out to students: Book 3/Day 1 Activity A Activity B Activity C 1 Intro Day Introductory Book Review Read and review History section from Welcome to Antarctica. Picture Walk Take a picture walk of The Race to the South Pole.

Anticipation Guide Fill out the Anticipation. What has become known as the Race to the South Pole came about incidentally rather than by design. At no time did Amundsen and Scott acknowledge or plan for a race, they both planned expeditions that had as an ambition to be the first man to reach one of the last great geographic goals of the age, the South Pole.

The Treacherous Race to the South Pole. In the early s, explorers Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott engaged in a frantic, and ultimately tragic, race to be the first man to reach the.

Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen Roland Huntford (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios for Bloomsbury (Publisher)/5(22). The author of 'Race to the South Pole', Roland Huntford is an accomplished researcher and writer on all things polar and has written what I regard as outstanding and authoritative biographies of Nansen and Shackleton/5(12).

The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the Norwegian explorer Roald and four others arrived at the pole on 14 Decemberfive weeks ahead of a British party led by Robert Falcon Scott as part of the Terra Nova en and his team returned safely to their base, and later heard that Scott and his four companions had died on their return.

over the Pole. As a result,the effective altitude of the Pole is almost 4, meters. Taken together, the ele-ments of cold,wind,snow,and altitude played a cru-cial role in the race to the South Pole. PREPARING FOR THE RACE InFabian von Bellingshausen (Ð), a captain in the Russian Imperial Navy,was the first toFile Size: KB.

BOOK REVIEW Review of Race for the South Pole: the expedition diaries of Scott and Amundsen, by Roland Huntford (). London: Continuum International Publishing. The Paperback of the Race to the South Pole (Ranger in Time Series #4) by Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Brand: Scholastic, Inc. Editorial Reviews. Huntford (The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole) presents the unedited diaries of explorers Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott, recounting the journeys of the separate Norwegian and British expeditions that, between andcompeted to be the first to reach the South Pole.4/4(2).

After all it is told from the point of view of a dog, Tassen. After the Major dies it is up to Tassen and the Major’s wife to carry on. They settle into a life together surrounded by books and stories of the race to reach the South Pole first, between Norway’s explorer /5.

Roland Huntford is an author, and biographer of Polar explorers. He has written biographies of Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Fridtjof Nansen. His book The Last Place on Earth narrates the race to the South Pole between Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen.

The race to the South Pole: Scott and Amundsen InBritish explorer Robert Falcon Scott and Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen both aimed to be the first to reach the South Pole. In the early 20th century, the race was on to reach the South Pole, with a number of explorers testing themselves in the freezing Antarctic.

About Race for the South Pole. In Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on.

For the first time Scott's unedited diaries run alongside those of both Amundsen and .For the first time ever Roland Huntford presents each man's full account of the race to the South Pole in their own words.

In Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. December marks the centenary of the conclusion to the last great race.This is a brilliant dual biography charting British Robert Scott's and Norwegian Roald Amundsen's race to the South Pole during Huntuford's is the accepted, definitive account of the race and a reassessment of the two men.