Antarctic Region

The Storied Ice

The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery and Adventure in Antarctica’s Peninsula Region by Joan N. Boothe The book recounts mankind’s dramatic history from Magellan through the first years of the twenty-first century in the part of the Antarctic regions below South… Read More »The Storied Ice

Fram Museum Website

The FRAM Museum Website contains descriptions of the expeditions of Nansen, Sverdrup and Amundsen including: Nansen: Across the Greenland ice (1888-1889) The First Fram Expedition (1893-1896) Sverdrup: The Second Fram Expedition (1898-1902) Amundsen: The Gjøa Expedition (1903-1906) The Third Fram Expedition… Read More »Fram Museum Website

Challenge to the Poles

Challenge to the Poles by John Grierson G. T. Foulis & Co, London, 1964 A comprehensive list of Arctic and Antarctic aviation expeditions.

Below the Convergence

Below the Convergence: Voyages Towards Antarctica, 1699-1839 by Alan Gurney Pimlico / Random House, London, 1998 First published W.W.Norton Co. Ltd., 1997 Provides accounts of the early voyages in the Southern Ocean. “The tantalising theory of a huge southern continent,… Read More »Below the Convergence