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Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance
Format:
Book
Title:
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance
ISBN:
9780517800133

9780517800140

9780375810497
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Crown, ©1998.
Physical Description:
134 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents:
Just imagine -- Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition -- Growlers -- Fist of the Antarctic -- Winter on the pack -- Pressure -- Face of the deep is frozen -- Ocean camp -- Mutiny -- Patience, patience, patience -- Into the boats -- Escape from the ice -- Passage to Elephant Island -- Dry land -- Open boat journey: First ten days -- End of the open boat journey -- Cave -- Alps of the southern ocean -- Camp Wild
Summary:
Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader 7.3 6.0

Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.3 6.0 25962.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.5 10 Quiz: 19264 Guided reading level: Y.
Subject(s):
Endurance (Ship) -- Juvenile literature.

Endurance (Ship)

Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Juvenile literature.
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