The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913 (Explorers Club Classic)

The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913 (Explorers Club Classic)

By: Cherry-Garrard, Apsley

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The story of Scott's last expedition to the Antarctic, from its departure from England in 1910 to its arrival in New Zealand in 1913; it is one of the most famous and tragic in the annals of exploration. Driven by an obsession for scientific knowledge, these brave polar explorers embarked on a journey into the unknown, testing their endurance by pushing themselves to the ultimate physical and mental limits as they surveyed the striking and mammoth land, which lies far to the south. Cherry-Garrard was himself a member of the expedition, which had two goals: to discover as much as was scientifically possible about the terrain and habitat of Antarctica, and to be the first to reach the South Pole. ferocity, and the physical deterioration of the party on the last part of the journey. Confronted by the shattering knowledge that Roald Amundsen had reached the South Pole a month before them, Scott's party then had to negotiate the last, heroic part of their journey, a doomed attempt which has entered modern mythology. The Worst Journey In The World is the inside story of this most famous of journeys and is truly one of the best and most moving books of travel ever written. Join Scott's expedition as he and his team venture deep into the frozen unknown.

Title: The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913 (Explorers Club Classic)

Author Name: Cherry-Garrard, Apsley

Categories: Adventure,

Publisher: The Lyons Press: April 2004

ISBN Number: 1592282121

ISBN Number 13: 9781592282128

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Seller ID: 394541