Poles apart : a fast-moving account of his adventures from Alaska to Antarctica / Richard Pape ; with forewords by Lord Rootes and George Dufek.

By: Pape, Richard, 1916-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Odhams Press, [1960]Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Subject(s): TRAVEL | DRIVING | AERONAUTICS | ALASKA | CANADA | ANTARCTICA | PENGUINS | CAPE ROYDS | CAPE EVANS | OPERATION DEEP FREEZE | NEW ZEALANDHoldings: GRETA POINT: 913(9) PAP
Contents:
Foreword by Lord Rootes -- Foreword by Rear-Admiral George Dufek -- Preface -- Partnership with a minx -- Chapter 1 New York to Vancouver -- 2 Kelowna, British Columbia -- 3 Car salesman to car racing -- 4 Through British Columbia for Dawson Creek -- 5 Alaska Highway -- 6 The long way home -- 7 Interlude -- 8 First 1958 car across Canada -- 9 From Calgary to Montreal -- 10 Encirclement of the might "48" -- Chapter II The South -- 12 Rebels and be damned -- Deep Freeze in the Great White South -- 13 Antarctica -- 14 To the Southern Continent -- 15 Wings and white-outs over Antarctica -- 16 We learn from the penguins - and the ice -- 17 Cape Royds: Shackleton's 1907 Base -- 18 Cape Evans: Captain Scott's Base -- 19 Life at the South Pole.
Summary: Modern day adventurer's escapades in Alaska and Antarctica.
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Includes references to New Zealand.

Foreword by Lord Rootes -- Foreword by Rear-Admiral George Dufek -- Preface -- Partnership with a minx -- Chapter 1 New York to Vancouver -- 2 Kelowna, British Columbia -- 3 Car salesman to car racing -- 4 Through British Columbia for Dawson Creek -- 5 Alaska Highway -- 6 The long way home -- 7 Interlude -- 8 First 1958 car across Canada -- 9 From Calgary to Montreal -- 10 Encirclement of the might "48" -- Chapter II The South -- 12 Rebels and be damned -- Deep Freeze in the Great White South -- 13 Antarctica -- 14 To the Southern Continent -- 15 Wings and white-outs over Antarctica -- 16 We learn from the penguins - and the ice -- 17 Cape Royds: Shackleton's 1907 Base -- 18 Cape Evans: Captain Scott's Base -- 19 Life at the South Pole.

Modern day adventurer's escapades in Alaska and Antarctica.

GRETA POINT: 913(9) PAP

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