Nansen – The Fram Voyage – Furthest North by Fridjof Nansen (1897) The book that started my interest in the history of polar exploration. Further details on the Fram can be found at the Fram Museum website at: http://www.frammuseum.no/Polar-Expedition/Expedition-1.aspx … Read More »Nansen – The Fram Voyage: Furthest North
Overland & Over-ice
Northern Lights by F. Spencer Chapman Chatto and Windus, London, 1932 The official account of the British Arctic Air Route Expedition to Greenland (BAARE) of 1930-31.
Dancing on Ice: A Stirring Tale of Adventure, Risk and Reckless Folly by Jeremy Scott London: Old Street Publishing Ltd. 2008 The story of the British Arctic Air Route Expedition (BAARE) – a privately funded expedition to the East coast and… Read More »Dancing on Ice: A Stirring Tale of Adventure, Risk and Reckless Folly
The Greenland Ice Cap has been explored by a number of expeditions: Peary – Greenland Ice Cap Nansen – First Crossing Greenland British Artic Air Route Expedition
The Antarctic Manual for the Use of the Expedition of 1901, George Murray and Clements Markham (1901) This was prepared for the Royal Geographic Society and presented to the Discovery expedition. It contains scientific, navigation and practical experience. It also… Read More »The Antarctic Manual for the Use of the Expedition of 1901