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A biography stressing the Antarctic expeditions of the explorer who lost his life while returning as loser from the race to the South Pole.

StatementIllustrated with photos. by members of the British Antarctic Expedition and original sketches by Edward A. Wilson.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
ContributionsWilson, Edward Adrian, 1872-1912, illus.
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LC ClassificationsG875.S35 B5
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Pagination143 p.
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Open LibraryOL5756525M
LC Control Number71117244

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Wilson, Edward. Robert Scott, Antarctic Pioneer book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). This is not a biography in the traditional mould of the adult Pound book (), but rather an understanding and unembellished account of Robert Scott's voyages to and roles in Antarctica: as commander, decision-maker, coper with the unfamiliar, and master of quotidian polar life (which looms quite real here); also, as not-too-tragic hero after all--Amundsen did beat him to the Pole itself, but Author: William Bixby.

Robert Scott, Antarctic pioneer. [William Bixby; Edward Wilson] -- A biography stressing the Antarctic expeditions of the explorer who lost his life while returning as loser from the race to the South Pole.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Recounts the race between Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen to /5(2). Robert Falcon Scott, March 29th Rations for one man for one day while manhauling, we now know this is insufficient food for the conditions and work rate.

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It’s all here: Scott and his party lost on the featureless Antarctic plateau; Scott falling into a crater; frostbite, snow blindness, the unimaginable cold.” —National Geographic “Masterly engrossing The most balanced biography [of Scott] yet Crane’s stylish prose is a sheer pleasure.” —The New York Times Book Cited by: Robert Falcon Scott Commander, R.N.

- Expedition leader expedition leader Discovery Born into a fairly well to do family in Devonport, England inScott. Buy Robert Scott Antarctic Pioneer [1st ed.] by William Bixby (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William Bixby.

Robert Falcon Scott was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, –04, and the Terra Nova Expedition, – During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which made up the British part of what has become known as "the race to the South Pole."/5.

The life of Sir Robert Falcon Scott was one of adventure and drama. So much so that Robert Falcon Scott Antarctic Explorer became known as simply ‘Scott of the Antarctic’.

In the UK, his adventures and his spirit made him a national hero during the heroic age of polar expeditions.

It is little wonder that he’s still held in high regard today. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Robert Scott, Antarctic pioneer in.

ms on the Ice: Robert Falcon Scott's First Antarctic sity of Nebraska Press. pp. William Scott, Antarctic Pioneer. These words were found in a little book. It was next to the body of the man who wrote them, Captain Robert Falcon Scott.

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He and his two friends had died eight months before, in March The book told an amazing story of courage. It is the story of.

Captain Scott reaches the South Pole weeks after the Norwegians get there. Scott was idolised as a true British hero until the 's when his failings.

Photographs of Robert Falcon Scott’s Antarctic expedition oftaken by Scott himself and recently discovered, have just been published. The British Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott became the subject of controversy when, more than 60 years after his death on the return march from the South Pole inhis achievements and character came under sustained attack.

Until that time the image of Scott, in Britain and in much of the world, had been that of heroic endeavour, the cornerstone of his reputation being his "Message.

This is widely regarded as being the best Antarctic book ever written, and by some - the best travel book ever written. Never out of print since first published in 'Cherry' was the 2nd youngest and one of the bravest on Captain Scott's famously fatal expedition of to be the first to reach the South Pole.

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Scott and Roald Amundsen - to. THE COLDEST MARCH. Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition. By Susan Solomon. Illustrated. New Haven: Yale University Press. $ Antarctic pioneer, quintessential Englishman, tragic hero Author: Sara Wheeler. Scott of the Antarctic could have been saved if his orders had been followed, say scientists Captain Scott of the Antarctic may have returned alive.

How Captain Robert Scott's log book from his expedition of Antarctica more than years ago raises troubling new doubts about global warming The records kept by two of Britain's most famous. Horrible Histories: Captain Robert Scott is UN-prepared for his race to the South Pole.

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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.