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Elephant Island : an Antarctic expedition / Furse, Chris.

By: Furse, Chris, 1918-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Shrewsbury, Eng. : Anthony Nelson, 1979Description: 256 pages [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0904614026; 9780904614022.Subject(s): ANTARCTICA | EXPEDITIONS | EXPLORATION | ANTARCTIC ISLANDS | GEOLOGY | FAUNA | FLORAHoldings: GRETA POINT:
Contents:
Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs FRS -- Introduction -- Part 1 Preparations -- 1 Conception of an Expedition 1973-75 -- 2 The Hovering Axe -- 3 The Team Emerges -- 4 Into the Antarctic -- Part 2 The Gibbs Islanders: December to February -- 5 Settling in: O'Brien Island -- 6 Our Small Island: O'Brien -- 7 The First Antarctic Canoe Voyage: Eadie Island -- 8 'Mount Jubilee': Aspland Island / by Jem Baylis -- 9 Ms Lindblad Explorer -- 10 Gibbs Island -- 11 Accidents and Recoveries -- 12 Suspense -- Part 3 The Clarence Islanders: December to February / by John Highton -- 13 Clarence: Cape Bowles and the West -- 14 'Nibelheim' and Ravelin Ridge -- 15 Farewell to LongJohn's Kingdom -- Part 4 Elephant Island: February and March -- 16 Christmas Together at Walker Point -- 17 'The Triumvirate' -- 18 Prodigal Brothers -- 19 Shipwreck -- 20 The Hut -- 21 Last Days -- 22 Over 'Southgate Bealach' / by Frank Mogford -- 23 Farewell Hooligan -- Appendices -- A The Team Members -- B History and Relics -- C Marine Sciences -- D Geology -- E Terrestrial Invertebrates -- F Terrestrial Vegetation -- G Ornithology -- H Seals -- I Equipment and Food Report -- Glossary -- Bibliography.
Summary: Chronological account of experiences of sixteen men, November 1976 to March 1977.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 252) and index.

Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs FRS -- Introduction -- Part 1 Preparations -- 1 Conception of an Expedition 1973-75 -- 2 The Hovering Axe -- 3 The Team Emerges -- 4 Into the Antarctic -- Part 2 The Gibbs Islanders: December to February -- 5 Settling in: O'Brien Island -- 6 Our Small Island: O'Brien -- 7 The First Antarctic Canoe Voyage: Eadie Island -- 8 'Mount Jubilee': Aspland Island / by Jem Baylis -- 9 Ms Lindblad Explorer -- 10 Gibbs Island -- 11 Accidents and Recoveries -- 12 Suspense -- Part 3 The Clarence Islanders: December to February / by John Highton -- 13 Clarence: Cape Bowles and the West -- 14 'Nibelheim' and Ravelin Ridge -- 15 Farewell to LongJohn's Kingdom -- Part 4 Elephant Island: February and March -- 16 Christmas Together at Walker Point -- 17 'The Triumvirate' -- 18 Prodigal Brothers -- 19 Shipwreck -- 20 The Hut -- 21 Last Days -- 22 Over 'Southgate Bealach' / by Frank Mogford -- 23 Farewell Hooligan -- Appendices -- A The Team Members -- B History and Relics -- C Marine Sciences -- D Geology -- E Terrestrial Invertebrates -- F Terrestrial Vegetation -- G Ornithology -- H Seals -- I Equipment and Food Report -- Glossary -- Bibliography.

Chronological account of experiences of sixteen men, November 1976 to March 1977.

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