Safe Return Doubtful The Heroic Age Of Polar Exploration

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Until the early twentieth century, the north and south polar regions remained unknowns, shrouded in white wilderness; download; the mystery demanded resolution, and the feat of reaching the poles would guarantee immortality. Safe Return Doubtful The Heroic Age Of Polar Exploration PDF EBook



This book by renowned marine historian John Maxtone- PDFGraham, tells the exciting story of the exploits of the polar explorers, who overcame fearsome odds and horrendous conditions. Neither radio nor aircraft had been invented; there was no nylon, no vitamins, and the food was often so primitively preserved as to be poisonous. The men camped overnight in subzero agony, their sweat-soaked furs frozen the moment they stopped.



Safe Return Doubtful covers every aspect of the polar game: ships, sledges, primus stoves, animals, rations, frostbite, scurvy, and, always, these remarkable men and their dogged search for polar immortality

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