Download e-book for iPad: Crevasse Roulette: The First Trans-Antarctic Crossing by Jon Stephenson

By Jon Stephenson

The British Commonwealth-sponsored Trans-Antarctic day trip (TAE) of 1957–58, lower than the management of Dr Vivian Fuchs, accomplished the 1st overland crossing of Antarctica, through the South Pole. A pioneering and unsafe trip, and never with out debatable parts, it additionally incorporated scientists partaking in foreign Geophysical 12 months learn. Jon Stephenson used to be a geologist on that excursion. in addition to giving his account of the excursion, its making plans and its aftermath, Stephenson offers a heritage of Antarctic exploration seeing that James Cook’s voyage of 1775, an account of different Antarctic exploration and clinical research contemporaneous with TAE, and an outline of next expeditions.

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