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The coldest March Scott"s fatal Antarctic expedition by Susan Solomon

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Antarctica,
  • South Pole

Subjects:

  • Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 -- Travel -- Antarctica,
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration,
  • South Pole -- Discovery and exploration

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-375).

StatementSusan Solomon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG850 1910 .S4 S65 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 383 p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6791486M
ISBN 100300089678
LC Control Number00054996

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A painstaking, no-frills recreation of Robert Falcon Scott's South Pole bid, with a new perspective on the expedition's cruel fate, from NOAA senior scientist Solomon. The Coldest March takes you on a journey you will not soon forget."--Weatherwise Winner of the Colorado Book Award in the Nonfiction CategoryWinner of the Louis Battan Prize in the adult category, given by the American Meteorological SocietyReviews:   EBOOK ONLINE The Coldest March: Scott`s Fatal Antarctic Expedition PDF ONLINE GET LINK ?book= This riveting book tells the tragic story of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his British team who in November began a trek across the snows of Antarctica, striving to be the first to reach the South Pole. After marching and skiing more than nine hundred miles, the men reached the Pole in January , only to suffer the terrible realisation that a group of five Norwegians had been there 4/5(3).

She suggests an intriguing solution to certain puzzles about the expedition's finale, and The Coldest March will appeal to anyone with an interest in polar exploration."-Dennis Drabelle, Washington Post Book World "As a vivid depiction of the ordeals and beauty of the Antarctic, Solomon's book is outstanding."-Frank Wintle, Daily Express.   The Coldest March tells the tragic story of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his British team who in November began 'This is a very well balanced and meticulously researched book. It shows beyond doubt how false and shallow have been the many malicious and blinkered books and ¹lms in their bland condemnation of Captain Scott as a.   Susan Solomon's The Coldest March is in every way the antipodes of A Fabulous Kingdom. Highly original, beautifully presented and remarkably modest, the book is the fruit of Solomon's long-standing. Get this from a library! The coldest march: Scott's fatal Antarctic expedition. [Susan Solomon, (Atmospheric chemist)] -- This work tells the tragic story of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his team who in November strived to be the first to reach the South .