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Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance / Jennifer Armstrong ; [photographs courtesy of the Scott Polar Research Institute ; maps by Kayley LeFaiver].

By: Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-.
Contributor(s): Lefaivre, Kayley [ill.] | Scott Polar Research Institute [ill.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Crown, 2000, c1998Edition: 1st paperback. ed.Description: 134 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0375810498.Subject(s): Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 | Endurance (Ship) | Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) | Antarctica -- ExplorationDDC classification: 919.8/904 Summary: Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey to reach inhabited land.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-130) and index.

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Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey to reach inhabited land.

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