Published in 1922 by an expedition survivor, this riveting adventure classic recounts?the ill-fated expedition to?the South Pole led by Robert Falcon Scott. Journal entries by other expedition memb...
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #18: Penguins and Antarctica (English) By
Natalie Pope Boyce, Mary Pope Osborne
RANDOM HOUSE USA
Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #40: Eve of the E...
The Cook family and millions of others were forced to flee from enormous onslaughts of the melting ice caps. Water literally boiled in the prior temperate zone. Underwater volcanoes, hurricanes and...
The author, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, was 24 when he was chosen from among 8,000 volunteers to join Robert Falcon Scott on the scientific expedition that was, in part, a race with Amundsen to the Sout...
Although the Antarctic ice pack and some offshore islands had been sighted and even landed upon briefly as early as the 1820s, it was not until an eccentric Anglo-Norwegian explorer, Carsten F. Bor...
Travelogue, cultural meditation, and love story, On the Ice casts a panoramic view on one of the oddest communities in one of the most extreme places on earth. Sent to Antarctica as an observer by...