Towards the South Pole aboard the Français the first French expedition to the Antarctic, 1903-1905 by Jean-Baptiste August Г‰tienne Charcot

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Published by Bluntisham Books, Erskine Press in Bluntisham, Huntingdon, Norwich, Norfolk .

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  • Charcot, Jean, -- 1867-1936,
  • Français (Ship),
  • South Pole -- Discovery and exploration -- French,
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- French

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Translated from the French

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StatementJean-Baptiste Charcot ; translated by A.W. Billinghurst ; with an introduction by Maurice Raraty
The Physical Object
Paginationliv, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20246728M
ISBN 101852970626

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A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World; Volume 2 by Cook and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the Norwegian explorer Roald and four others arrived at the pole on 14 Decemberfive weeks ahead of a British party led by Robert Falcon Scott as part of the Terra Nova en and his team returned safely to their base, and later heard that Scott and his four companions had died on their return.

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— Jean-Baptiste Charcot, Towards the South Pole aboard the Français. "If there really is a pole at the North Pole, I bet there's some dead explorer-guy with his tongue stuck to it." — Bob Van Voris. The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where Earth's axis of rotation intersects its surface.

It is the southernmost point on the surface of Earth and lies on the opposite side of Earth from the North Pole. Situated on the continent of Antarctica, it is the site of the United States Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, which.

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The Fram and Amundsen's party reached Antarctica and land fall at the Bay of Whales on January 14th where a winter base was established.

Depots were established between then and April when the sun set for the long Antarctic winter night, depots of stores that would be used in the push to reach the South Pole the following spring. a voyage towards the south pole, and round the world; performed in his majesty's ships the resolution and adventure, in the years3, 4, and 5.

written by james cook, commander of the resolution. in which is included captain furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure during the separation of the ships. in two volumes.5/5(1).

A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World James COOK ( - ) Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita (the unknown Southern Continent) was a reality.

They had reached 65°5'S, 64°W, as far south as de Gerlache in the Belgica and a degree farther south than Nordenskjod on the Antarctic. Booth Island Rock cairn at Port Charcot, Booth Island, with wooden pillar and plaque inscribed with the names of the first French expedition led by Jean-Baptiste E.

Charcot which wintered here in The ceremonial South Pole is a metal sphere on a red and white pole, set within the flags of the signatories of the Antarctic Treaty. It makes a good photo but is about meters from the true Pole. (Yes, to be specific it's meters north.); The Geographic South Pole is marked by a simpler rod.

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A number of structures were built on the island to accommodate the crew and scientific instruments. Supplies of coal, fuel, roofing beams, cement pillars and marble slabs were offloaded from the FRANÇAIS as the crew made preparations for the coming winter.

A series of small holes were dug along the shoreline to provide water in case of a fire aboard the ship. Aboard this vessel, Pym and a sailor named Dirk Peters continue their adventures further south. Docking on land, they encounter hostile black-skinned natives before escaping back to the ocean.

The novel ends abruptly as Pym and Peters continue towards the South Pole. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting.

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Antarctica (/ æ n ˈ t ɑːr t ɪ k ə / or / æ n t ˈ ɑːr k t ɪ k ə / ()) is Earth's southernmost contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern 14, square kilometres (5, square miles), it is the fifth-largest Area: 14, km² (5, sq mi).

South Pole synonyms, South Pole pronunciation, South Pole translation, English dictionary definition of South Pole. South Pole n. The southern end of the earth's axis of rotation, a point in Antarctica. The celestial zenith of this terrestrial point. south pole The south-seeking magnetic pole of a straight magnet.

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South Pole, I Dedicate this Book. Roald Amundsen. Uranienborg, Aug Chapter. The First Account Introduction, by Fridtjof Nansen I. The History of the South Pole II. Plan and Preparations III. On the Way to the South IV.

From Madeira to the Barrier V. On the Barrier VI. Depot Journeys VII. Preparing for Winter VIII. A Day at Framheim IX. Other articles where A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World is discussed: New Zealand: Discovery: Cook’s journal, published as A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World (), brought the knowledge of a new land to Europeans.

He stressed the intelligence of the natives and the suitability of the country for colonization, and soon colonists as well as other. The numerous printed illustrations indicate the expensive nature of A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World.

The multimedia aspect of the book during this time calls into accord the context of engravings and paper during the hand-press period of book making. The h and-press period started in the s and continued to the s. Some days into the voyage, the ship is first becalmed then hit by a Simoon that capsizes the ship and sends everyone except the narrator and an old Swede overboard.

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Synopsis Related Download. Synopsis Captain James Cook was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland. The South Pole is the most southern point on the is in Antarctica and is the center of the Southern the South pole, everywhere is North. The geographic North and South poles are the poles the earth spins around, the ones people see on a globe where all the north/south lines poles stay in the same place, and are usually the ones we mean if we just say North.

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Search. Clerval is occupied with working on making connections towards the progression of colonization and trade with India. crew wants to turn around and head south, Walton fears mutiny aboard his ship. There is a ceremonial south pole at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, consisting of a metal sphere on a red and white pole, partially surrounded by the flags of the signatories of the Antarctic Treaty.

Although great for photo opportunities, it is actually about meters from the exact loction of the South Pole. The geographic south pole is marked by a simpler rod with a head on it.

The South Pole by Roald Amundsen tells the story of the author's trek to the South Pole. Roald Amundsen led the first expedition to reach the South Pole, on Decem He tells how the team endured frostbite, snow blindness, and other horrors to reach their destination.

For an amateur archeologist and history buff, one of the great things about being in Antarctica and living at the South Pole is the opportunity to visit important historic sites seen by few others. I find being in physical proximity to historical places or objects tends to transport me back to an earlier time, enabling.

Early life. Pole was born at Stourton Castle, Staffordshire, on 12 Marchthe third son of Sir Richard Pole and Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of was named after the now Blessed Reginald of Orleans, O.P.

His maternal grandparents were George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, and Isabella Neville, Duchess of Clarence; thus he was a great-nephew of kings Edward IV and Richard III Alma mater: Magdalen College, Oxford.

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