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    Reference 504 (254)
    Category Antarctic;
    Author Ronne, Commander Finn
    Publishing Information Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1961.
    Description 1st Edition; 272pp, illustrated, b/w photographs, diagrams, maps. Green cloth covers with blacke titling to spine, no dustjacket. The author was chosen by the US navy to command the Ellsworth Station during the 1957-58 International Geophyscial Year expedition to the bottom of the world. The red tape and military problems are outlined as are the problem that too much attention had been paid to material and not enough to personnel. Shows the bravery and weakness of men under tension, stripped of civilization, amidst the exhilarating beauty of the Antarctic continent. He also outlines the successes of the expidition, the scientific advances, and the successes.'This is the saga of thirty-nine men living under rigorous, disturbing conditions and isolated for months in a white hell of subzero weather in seemingly endless night.' Spence 988. 2 small dents to rear cover otherwise Very Good.
    Price £15.00
    Keywords Polar, Exploration,Expedition, qpolarq S1-Ant
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