An alien in Antarctica: reflections upon forty years of exploration and research on the frozen continent / Charles Swithinbank.

By: Swithinbank, Charles.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Blacksburg, Va. : McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co., 1997Description: xviii, 214 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0939923432; 9780939923434.Subject(s): ANTARCTICA | EXPLORERS | UNITED KINGDOM | BIOGRAPHIES | EXPLORATION | ROSS ICE SHELF | SOUTH POLE | GLACIOLOGY | REGIONAL GEOGRAPHYHoldings: GRETA POINT: 913(99) SWI
Contents:
Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Prologue -- Chapter 1. Return to the Ice -- Chapter 2. The Ross Ice Shelf -- Chapter 3. Echoes of the Heroic Age -- Chapter 4. Into the Unknown -- Chapter 5. Mechanical Dogs -- Chapter 6. Fatal Accident -- Chapter 7. The Far South -- Chapter 8. Armchair Glaciology -- Chapter 9. Helicopters Unlimited -- Chapter 10. The South Pole -- Chapter 11. Runways on Ice -- Chapter 12. Envoys from Outer Space -- Chapter 13. The Acid Test -- Epilogue -- Acronyms -- Glossary -- References -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-206) and index.

Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Prologue -- Chapter 1. Return to the Ice -- Chapter 2. The Ross Ice Shelf -- Chapter 3. Echoes of the Heroic Age -- Chapter 4. Into the Unknown -- Chapter 5. Mechanical Dogs -- Chapter 6. Fatal Accident -- Chapter 7. The Far South -- Chapter 8. Armchair Glaciology -- Chapter 9. Helicopters Unlimited -- Chapter 10. The South Pole -- Chapter 11. Runways on Ice -- Chapter 12. Envoys from Outer Space -- Chapter 13. The Acid Test -- Epilogue -- Acronyms -- Glossary -- References -- Index.

GRETA POINT: 913(99) SWI

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