South: The Illustrated Story Of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

March 19, 2019|
South: The Illustrated Story Of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton
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In 1914, the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan to lead the first trek across Antarctica via the South Pole. The expedition would prove fraught with adventure—and peril.Southis the remarkable tale of the ill-fated expedition, told in Shackleton''s own words—breathtakingly illustrated in this unique edition with photography from the expedition, modern images of the Antarctic, and newly discovered photos from the Ross Sea Party.100th anniversary of the original publicationand featuresimages by expedition photographer Frank Hurley,modern color photographyof the fauna and vistas the men encountered, as well aslong-lost photostaken by the expedition''sRoss Sea Partyand discovered in 2013.
Endurancedeparted England with Shackleton and his team of six men. Theplan was to travel 1,800 miles across the icy continentfrom the Atlantic side, while a second team aboard theAurora, would reach Antarctica''s Pacific side and lay out supply depots for the advancing team. As theEnduranceapproached the continent, however, it becamehopelessly locked in an ice floe, beginning a series of harrowing travails.
adventure survival </STRONG>classic, <I>South </I>is the true story of a thrilling polar expedition. Never before has Shackleton''s lively prose been so extensively and stunningly illustrated.
Sir Ernest Henry Shackletonwas born in Ireland in 1874 and raised mostly in London. He led three expeditions to the Antarctic. He died of a heart attack in 1922 while setting out on his fourth expedition.Frank Hurley(1885-1962) was a native Australian who served as a photographer on several Antarctic expeditions with Sir Ernest...
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Title:South: The Illustrated Story Of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9.95 X 8.1 X 1.35 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.95 X 8.1 X 1.35 in
Published:March 19, 2019
Publisher:Voyageur Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780760364826

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