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Race to the Pole Tragedy, Heroism, and Scott's Antarctic Quest

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ISBN-10: 1401300472

ISBN-13: 9781401300470

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ranulph Fiennes

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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 11/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Sir Ranulph Fiennes was the first man to reach both poles by surface travel and the first to cross the Antarctic Continent unsupported. In the 1960s he was removed from the SAS Regiment for misuse of explosives but, joining the army of the Sultan of Oman, received that country's Bravery Medal on active service in 1971. He is the only person yet to have been awarded two clasps to the Polar medal for both Antarctic and the Arctic regions. Fiennes has led over 30 expeditions including the first polar circumnavigation of the Earth, and in 2003 he ran seven marathons in seven days on seven continents in aid of the British Heart Foundation.In 1993 Her Majesty the Queen awarded Fiennes the Order…    

Markham's Grand Design
Torpedo Lieutenant Scott
Order Out of Chaos
Through the Pack Ice: 1901-1902
Nudging the Great Barrier: 1902
Dogs, Skis, and Men
The First Winter
The Southern Journey: 1902-1903
Lost on the Plateau: 1903-1904
A Promise Broken
The Race Begins: 1910
Near Disaster: 1911
The Worst Journey: 1911
The Dangerous Glacier
The Black Flag
Intimations of Tragedy
The Greatest March Ever Made
The Legacy
The Last Word
Members of the Discovery Expedition, 1901-1904
Members of the Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-1913
Picture Acknowledgments
Notes on the Sources