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South polar times.

South polar times.

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Published by Smith, Elder & co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica
    • Subjects:
    • Antarctica

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsShackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922, ed., Bernacchi, Louis Charles, 1876-1942, ed., Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886-1959, ed., Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG850.1901 .D7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6611231M
      LC Control Number18019626
      OCLC/WorldCa10187942

      Description: Facsimile Reprint of the 12 issues of ‘The South Polar Times’ as originally published by Captain Robert Scott's expedition team to the Antarctic during the ‘Discovery’ expedition of –04, and the ‘Terra Nova’ expedition of – Midnight Sun is when the at least part of the Sun's disk is visible above the horizon 24 hours of the day. Local times for midnight Sun worldwide. Opposite of polar night.

      Advancing Exploration, Science & Historic Discovery. "The owner of these volumes will possess an exact reproduction of the original "South Polar Times" which appeared month by month during the winters of , produced as they were for the sole edification of our small company of explorers in the Discovery, then held fast in the Antarctic Ice.".

      The South Polar Times offers an insight into the daily conditions, tasks and amusements of the expeditionthat is more evocative than any history book or biography and provides an unsurpassed sense of the expedition community, which included personalities such as Scott, Shackleton, Wilson and Cherry-Garrard, as well as scientists and ordinary.   Henry Robertson Bowers was one of the five members of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Polar party, who made an heroic attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole in March Scott had come to rely on Bowers' meticulous planning, physical toughness and dauntless spirit.


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The South Polar Times is one of the scarcest and most desirable books of polar literature, with copies selling for many thousands of pounds on the rare occasions when a set comes on the market. The Centenary Edition is strictly limited to copies.

The South Polar Times was a magazine created by members of Captain Scott's expeditions to entertain themselves during the four months of Antarctic winter.

A unique publication, it offers a fascinating and moving glimpse of life for explorers at the furthest reaches of the world. South Polar Times Introduced by Ann Savours Published in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society, the British Library and the Scott Polar Research Institute, this Folio edition is the complete facsimile of all 12 original issues of the South Polar Times – Captain Scott’s expedition magazine.

The South Polar Times was produced by the men of Robert Scott's two journeys to Antarctica: the Discovery expedition of –04, and the Terra Nova expedition of – (Each journey was.

The South Polar Times Board book – January 1, by Ernest Shackleton (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Board book "Please retry" — Author: Ernest Shackleton. Sir Ernest Shackleton, C.V.O. () is regarded as perhaps the greatest of all Antarctic was a member of Captain Scott's expedition to the South Pole, and in led his own expedition on the whaler Nimrod, coming within ninety-seven miles of the South Pole, the feat for which he was knighted/5().

Pages from the South Polar Times, reproduced in book form, recording the weather, bird sightings and birthdays, was first edited by Sir Ernest Shackleton, pictured centre with his team the name Nemo. Scott ob-to London after the first’ expe-served: ‘“He is also printer,but only copies were dition, he reprinted the first.

An exact reproduction of the South polar times originally issued during the Antarctic expeditions of Robert F. Scott. Vol. l (Apr.-Aug. ) was edited by Sir E.

Shackleton; v. 2 (Apr.-Aug. ) by L. Bernacchi. These volumes were published in with a preface by Scott. Extremely scarce and sought-after first collected edition of the complete run of The South Polar Times produced during Scott’s two expeditions (Discovery, ; Terra Nova, ), richly illustrated, often in color.

Volumes I and II each number of only. The South Polar Times reminds us of Captain Scott's doomed voyage Published a century ago in an Antarctic cabin by Captain Scott and his fellow explorers, the South Polar Times is poignant memento. The South Polar Times was filled with an eclectic mixture of serious and humorous articles, beautifully illustrated.

At the distance of years, there is no better insight into the daily life of legendary personalities such as Scott, Shackleton, Wilson and Cherry-Garrard, as well as the other expedition members – scientists, officers and.

The South Polar Times offers an insight into the daily conditions, tasks and amusements of the expedition that is more evocative than any history book. Antarctic Guide > Antarctic News > South Polar Times background. The South Polar Times was a monthly publication on two Antarctica expeditions.

The first two volumes come from Robert Falcon Scott’s “Discovery” expedition during the winters of andedited by Sir Ernest Shackleton and Louis Bernacchi (on the expedition’s only typewriter). So far amateur historians have searched The Times archive from to (a little over-zealous given Shackleton died in ), the entire archive of the South Polar Times, a Author: Colin Schultz.

The South Polar Times Comprising: Volume 1 - April to AugustVolume 2 - April to AugustVolume 3 - April to October Smith, Elder & Co., First edition.

Three volumes, the first two volumes numbered 20 from an edition ofthe third numbered from an edition of Original navy blue ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt. What are South Polar Skua birthing rituals like.

South Polar Skuas reach sexual maturity around 6 years of age. They tend to be monogamous, the pair returning to the same nesting site from one year to the next.

Nests are little more than scratches or scrapes in the ground that is clear of any ice or snow. The Polar Times is the publication of American Polar Society.

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External links. scanned copy; References. A visually exact reproduction of The South Polar Times originally issued during the Antarctic expeditions of Robert F. Scott, the first two volumes were published in with a preface by Scott. The original had been edited and printed by Ernest Shackleton who produced five issues between April and Augusteach in a single typewritten : Hardcover.

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