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On 29 March 1912, as Scott and his two companions lay dying in their tent, elsewhere on the polar ice-cap six members of his ill-fated expedition were fighting for their lives. This was the so-called Northern Party, hand-picked by Scott to undertake his most significant programme of scientific research. The unsung hero of this group was Dr Murray Levick, whose attention to diet and mental and On 29 March 1912, as Scott and his two companions lay dying in their tent, elsewhere on the polar ice-cap six members of his ill-fated expedition were fighting for their lives. This was the so-called Northern Party, hand-picked by Scott to undertake his most significant programme of scientific research. The unsung hero of this group was Dr Murray Levick, whose attention to diet and mental and physical fitness played a major part in their survival. The doctor was a sensitive recorder and a talented photographer, it is on his previously unpublished diaries, monographs, photographs and sketches that this book is based. The six men were landed by Terra Nova in January 1911 at Cape Adare, 450 miles north of Scott's base camp at Cape Evans. They spent nearly a year there, living in a rudimentary hut, surveying and collecting specimens from the beautiful but inhospitable bay and shoreline fringed by inaccessible mountains. They were then dropped off mid-way between the two Capes to continue their work. The ship was due to pick them up on 17 February 1912. A month later she still hadn't come, and the men were forced to face the Antarctic winter in an igloo dug out of a snowdrift on 'Inexpressible Island'. After spending six-and-a-half months entombed in their underground ice-cave, in conditions of unimaginable physical and mental hardship, Books, Crime, Thrillers and Mystery~~True Stories~~True Stories of Heroism, Endurance & Survival, Hell With A Capital H~~Book~~9780712679954~~Katherine Lambert, , , , , , , , , ,, [PU: Century; Century Books]

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On 29 March 1912, as Scott and his two companions lay dying in their tent, elsewhere on the polar ice-cap six members of his ill-fated expedition were fighting for their lives. This was the so-called Northern Party, hand-picked by Scott to undertake his most significant programme of scientific research. The unsung hero of this group was Dr Murray Levick, whose attention to diet and mental and physical fitness played a major part in their survival. The doctor was a sensitive recorder and a talented photographer, it is on his previously unpublished diaries, monographs, photographs and sketches that this book is based. The six men were landed by Terra Nova in January 1911 at Cape Adare, 450 miles north of Scott's base camp at Cape Evans. They spent nearly a year there, living in a rudimentary hut, surveying and collecting specimens from the beautiful but inhospitable bay and shoreline fringed by inaccessible mountains. They were then dropped off mid-way between the two Capes to continue their work. The ship was due to pick them up on 17 February 1912. A month later she still hadn't come, and the men were forced to face the Antarctic winter in an igloo dug out of a snowdrift on 'Inexpressible Island'. After spending six-and-a-half months entombed in their underground ice-cave,in conditions of unimaginable physical and mental hardship, History History eBook, Random House

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HELL WITH A CAPITAL H - an epic story of Antarctical survival - LAMBERT, KATHERINE
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London Pimlico 2002, 0712679952 Good copy, 'A Pimlico Original'. Design: Frederike Huber. Introduction by Peter King. Contents: 1). Teerra Nova to Terra Incognita. 2). 'Perfidious Amundsen'nd the Bay of Whales. 3). Confinement of Cape Adare. 4). Working the glaciers from Evans Coves. 5). The igloo on Inexpressible Island. 6). The long haul to Cape Evans. 7). The return. With map, epilogue and an Antarctic Gazier and index. 26 b/w illustrations. XV + 208 pag. 1st edition Cover illustrated Paperback 23cmx15cm; 1st edition, [antarctica cape adare terra nova northern party murray levick cape evans inexpressible island george abbott atkinson bernacchi frank browning victor campbell dickason raymond priestley robert falcon scott charles wright peter king]

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[EAN: 9780712679954], [SC: 9.95], [PU: Pimlico, London], ANTARCTICA CAPE ADARE TERRA NOVA NORTHERN PARTY MURRAY LEVICK EVANS INEXPRESSIBLE ISLAND GEORGE ABBOTT ATKINSON BERNACCHI FRANK BROWNING VICTOR CAMPBELL DICKASON RAYMOND PRIESTLEY ROBERT FALCON SCOTT CHARLES WRIGHT PETER KING, 'A Pimlico Original'. Design: Frederike Huber. Introduction by Peter King. Contents: 1). Teerra Nova to Terra Incognita. 2). 'Perfidious Amundsen'nd the Bay of Whales. 3). Confinement of Cape Adare. 4). Working the glaciers from Evans Coves. 5). The igloo on Inexpressible Island. 6). The long haul to Cape Evans. 7). The return. With map, epilogue and an Antarctic Gazier and index. 26 b/w illustrations. XV + 208 pag. Size: 23cmx15cm

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Hell with a Capital H
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Lambert, Katharine

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Hell with a Capital H

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9780712679954

This book describes how a group of Scott's scientific researchers known as the Northern Party, overcame dysentry and starvation in the Antarctic in 1912. 16pp b/w illus.

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ISBN (ISBN-10): 0712679952
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Publishing year: 2002
Publisher: Random House

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