Seek the Frozen Lands: Irish Polar Explorers 1740-1922

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This book is a fascinating look at the heroes of Irish Polar exploration. From Arthur Dobbs advocating the existence of the Northwest Passage, to the perilous search for its path.; from Edward Bransfield's first sighting of the Antarctic, to Shackleton's poignant burial in South Georgia. With many photographs and illustrations, this book tells the story of the heroic age of Polar exploration.

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Frank Nugent is an experienced mountaineer and explorer. Chairman of the Mountaineering Council of Ireland (1997 - 2000), he was Deputy Leader of the first and successful Irish Everest Expedition (1993), followed in the footsteps of Shackleton across South Georgia (1997), and sailed the Northwest Passage in Northabout, a shallow-draft boat in 2001. A member of the Alpine Club and the James Caird Society, he is a former curriculum and assessment expert with FAS Training & Employment Authority - Ireland. His latest book is In Search of Peaks, Passes and Glaciers: Irish Alpine Pioneers (2013).

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'Gripping [ - ] a tour de force.' * Irish Mountain Log *

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