Amundsen and Scott's race to the South Pole

by Gogerly, Liz.

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 919.8 Gog
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 919.8 Gog
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 998 GOG 2008
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 998 GOG 2008
 
 
Summary
When did humans first reach the South Pole? Why was there a race to get there? What discoveries did the first people to reach the Pole make? Take a journey back in time, and discover the facts behind a race that fascinated the world. It was a race between rival expeditions whose leaders both became heroes. A race in which some competitors paid the ultimate price--their lives. Find out about the difficulties the expeditions faced: the coldest temperatures on Earth, the high winds and storms, and the long distances they had to cross. Learn more about the world's harshest environment--the Antarctic--and the brave men who battled across it in the hope of victory.
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Series Great journeys across Earth.
Subjects Amundsen, Roald, -- 1872-1928 -- Travel -- Antarctica -- Juvenile literature.
Scott, Robert Falcon, -- 1868-1912 -- Travel -- Antaractica -- Juvenile literature.
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
South Pole -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Chicago, Ill. :Heinemann Library,2008
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
ISBN 9781403497536
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