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Home of the Blizzard

A True Story of Antarctic Survival



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The Home of the Blizzard: A True Story of Antarctic Survival by Sir Douglas Mawson
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Dive into a gripping first-hand account of adventure in the Antarctic - a tale rich in great courage, heart-stopping rescues and heroic perseverance, all in sub-zero temperatures and gale-force winds. Douglas Mawson completed an epic journey across Antarctica from 1912 to 1913 and here he recounts his efforts to map the precarious Antarctic. Ultimately, Mawson and his group explored some 2,000 miles of the coastline, adding a wealth of information to our scientific understanding and even discovering the now-famous colonies of emperor penguins. Illustrated with more than 90 original photographs, Mawson's book, like those of of Shackleton and Scott, is a classic of adventure and survival.
Release date Australia
November 30th, 2007
100 b/w illustrations
Country of Publication
United States
Skyhorse Publishing
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