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- Hyperion 2001; US$ 9.95
The riveting story of the 1913 expedition of twenty-five people who sailed out of British Columbia in search of an undiscovered Arctic continent. But tragedy struck in January 1914 when an ice cap tore a hole in the vessel's hull, shipwrecking all on board. The castaways abandoned ship and suffered from battle starvation, snow blindness, exposure... more...
- Basic Books 2008; US$ 27.99
Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day?s sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island... more...
- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 7.99
The Worst Journey in the World is the autobiographical account of a disastrous Antarctic expedition by one of its survivors. Cherry-Garrard's account of the expedition is held in high regard, because of his frank, unflinching discussion of the horrors and trials he survived for such perhaps arbitrary goals. more...
- The Floating Press 1919; US$ 7.99
When Sir Henry Ernest Shackleton was beaten to the South Pole in 1912, he decided to trek across the continent via the pole instead. Before his ship even reached the continent it was crushed in pack ice. Shackleton managed to bring his entire team home by his masterful leadership through a series of incredible events. He has become a cult figure and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
The polar regions (the Arctic and Antarctic) have enjoyed widespread public attention in recent years, as issues of conservation, sustainability, resource speculation and geopolitical manoeuvring have all garnered considerable international media interest. This critical collection of new and original papers - the first of its kind - offers a comprehensive... more...
- Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 26.99
An easy to follow tutorial, this book uses a step-by-step approach with exercises designed to give you hands-on experience with this technology. If you are a web or mobile application developer, who wants to create GIS applications in your respective platform, this book is ideal for you. You will need Java Script programming experience to get the most... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 249.00
Contains sixty articles arranged in eight thematic sections refering to geological and geophysical results of Antarctic research. This book considers the Precambrian of the East Antarctic shield and its geological history, as well as sub-ice topography, geophysics and stratigraphy, sedimentology, and geophysics of the surrounding Southern Ocean. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 10.44
Dieses Werk richtet sich besonders an Lehrkräfte des Geographie-, Biologie- oder Heimat- und Sachunterrichts aller Schularten. Die Autorin möchte erreichen, dass außerschulische Lernorte mehr in den Unterrichtsalltag integriert werden und ihre abschreckende Wirkung verlieren. Außerschulische Lernorte bieten für alle Schülerinnen und Schüler (oder andere... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 49.87
Für das Jahr 1983 war in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland eine Volkszählung als statistische Totalerhebung geplant, die aktuelle Informationen über Bevölkerungsstand, Bevölkerungsstruktur, Bildung, Arbeitsmarkt und Wohnsituationen liefern sollte. Durch die angekündigte elektronische Erfassung und Verarbeitung aller personenbezogenen Volkszählungsdaten... more...