Download e-book for kindle: 1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica by Chris Turney

By Chris Turney

ISBN-10: 1582437890

ISBN-13: 9781582437897

ISBN-10: 1619021927

ISBN-13: 9781619021921

“The South Pole chanced on” trumpeted front web page of The day-by-day Chronicle on March eight, 1912, marking Roald Amundsen’s overcome the tragic Robert Scott. but in the back of all of the headlines there has been an even bigger tale. Antarctica was once awash with expeditions. In 1912, 5 separate groups representing the previous and new global have been diligently embarking on clinical exploration past the sting of the recognized planet. Their discoveries not just enthralled the realm, yet replaced our realizing of the planet endlessly. stories of persistence, self-sacrifice, and technological innovation laid the principles for contemporary medical exploration, and encouraged destiny generations.

To have fun the centenary of this groundbreaking paintings, 1912: The 12 months the area came upon Antarctica revisits the exploits of those diversified expeditions. having a look past the personalities and drawing on his personal polar adventure, Chris Turney exhibits how their discoveries marked the sunrise of a brand new age in our knowing of the flora and fauna. He uses unique and specific unpublished archival fabric and weaves within the most up-to-date medical findings to teach how we'd reawaken the public’s ardour for discovery and exploration

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