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Little America, aerial exploration in the Antarctic: the flight to the South Pole / by Richard Evelyn Byrd, with 74 illustrations and maps.

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957.
Contributor(s): Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1st : 1928-1930).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; London : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1930Description: xvi, 422 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, maps (some folded) ; 24 cm.Contained works: Gould, Laurence McKinley, 1896-1995. Geological sledge trip.Subject(s): ANTARCTICA | AERONAUTICS | POLAR REGIONS | HISTORY | EXPLORATION | SOUTH POLE | BYRD ANTARCTIC EXPEDITIONHoldings: GRETA POINT: 913(9) BYR Other classification: RY 70029
Contents:
Chapter I. Notes from a Journal -- Chapter II. The Plan: the Preparation and the Problem -- Chapter III. Through the Pack -- Chapter IV. We Establish a Base -- Chapter V. The Battle to Unload -- Chapter VI. Discovery by Flight -- Chapter VII. Discovery of a New Land to the Eastward -- Chapter VIII. Incident on the Rockefeller Mountains -- Chapter IX. Winter: Birth of a City -- Chapter X. Civilization Does Not Matter -- Chapter XI. More Plans and Preparations -- Chapter XII. The Start of the Southern Parties -- Chapter XIII. The Base-Laying Flight -- Chapter XIV. Flight to the South Pole -- Chapter XV. Eastward Beyond the Horizon -- Chapter XVI. Death of a City -- Chapter XVII. The Geological Sledge Trip -- Appendix -- Index.
Summary: Account of United States Antarctic Expedition, leader R.E. Byrd, 1928-30.
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913(9) BYR 1 Issued 11/11/2019 B020173

Illustrated lining-papers.

"First edition."

"The geological sledge trip, by Dr. Laurence M. Gould": pages 393-412.

Chapter I. Notes from a Journal -- Chapter II. The Plan: the Preparation and the Problem -- Chapter III. Through the Pack -- Chapter IV. We Establish a Base -- Chapter V. The Battle to Unload -- Chapter VI. Discovery by Flight -- Chapter VII. Discovery of a New Land to the Eastward -- Chapter VIII. Incident on the Rockefeller Mountains -- Chapter IX. Winter: Birth of a City -- Chapter X. Civilization Does Not Matter -- Chapter XI. More Plans and Preparations -- Chapter XII. The Start of the Southern Parties -- Chapter XIII. The Base-Laying Flight -- Chapter XIV. Flight to the South Pole -- Chapter XV. Eastward Beyond the Horizon -- Chapter XVI. Death of a City -- Chapter XVII. The Geological Sledge Trip -- Appendix -- Index.

Account of United States Antarctic Expedition, leader R.E. Byrd, 1928-30.

GRETA POINT: 913(9) BYR

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