Charles Swithinbank Vivian Fuchs
- Title: Forty Years On Ice: A Lifetime Of Exploration And Research In The Polar Regions
- Author: Charles Swithinbank Vivian Fuchs
- ISBN: 9781857762617
- Page: 492
- Format: Hardcover
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From the front end paper of the dustjacket Exploration is perhaps the oldest pursuit of modern man Despite the continuing investigation of our solar system and beyond, terrestrial exploration is by no means complete The last forty years have seen a huge increase in our knowledge of the most remote and inaccessible areas of our planet Charles Swithinbank is a glaciologiFrom the front end paper of the dustjacket Exploration is perhaps the oldest pursuit of modern man Despite the continuing investigation of our solar system and beyond, terrestrial exploration is by no means complete The last forty years have seen a huge increase in our knowledge of the most remote and inaccessible areas of our planet Charles Swithinbank is a glaciologist who has had places named after him than any living explorer and whose pioneering polar expeditions are detailed here for the first time This thrilling first hand account describes the circumnavigation of Baffin Island by icebreaker travelling in the largest ship ever to penetrate the ice of the Northwest Passage sailing under the ice of the North Pole in Britain s first ever nuclear submarine and the extensive exploration of the coldest, highest, and driest continent Antarctica.Vividly illustrated with eighty colour photographs, Forty Years on Ice brings to the reader the sheer beauty of the landscapes through which these incredible journeys were made, and allows a glimpse of the unique vision which drives the scientist to continue to explore this world s most extreme terrain.
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Having recently declared that I much prefer reading about historical low-tech Polar exploration as opposed to recent high-tech Polar exploration; this is a book which forces me to eat my words – masked in a mouthful of seal blubber?In this book, Swithunbank sprim/people/swit describes his life and career as a glaciologist. Here I have proof positive as to just how hopeless the careers’ advice was at my school. As a teenager, I never knew that such exotic jobs existed. OK, I accept that even [...]
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