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Two against the ice, Amundsen and Ellsworth

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English



  • Polar regions,
  • Norway,
  • United States


  • Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928.,
  • Ellsworth, Lincoln, 1880-1951.,
  • Explorers -- Norway -- Biography.,
  • Explorers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTheodore K. Mason.
LC ClassificationsG585.A6 M34 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3505942M
ISBN 100396080928
LC Control Number82045383

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This book is a true masterpiece; an adventure book which is as readable as it is fascinating. Whilst it tells of true-to-life danger on an ill-fated expedition to arctic Greenland its language is both unpretentious and highly accurate, but it is not remotely reading this book one feels a most desperate urge to not only go to Greenland but also to indulge in the sometimes reckless Two Against the Ice is a smoothly and dramatically written book accessible to a wide range of young readers. Mason has a sense of dramatic structure that renders the episodic narrative virtually Before Two Against the Ice, he published On the Ice in Antarctica () and The South Pole Ponies (). When the biography of Amundsen and Ellsworth appeared in , reviewers and critics 1. Introduction [2] Nutrient replenishment of the surface layer in the Amundsen Gulf occurs principally during ice‐covered conditions (November to May), when primary production is at its minimum [Tremblay et al., ].Since nitrogen is the limiting element for primary producers in this region, the strength of its replenishment is thought to control overall annual productivity [Tremblay and

Dodd, Mead, Hardcover. Very good / Very good. Item #a ISBN: Bookplate inside front cover. Review copy. Dust jacket :// Amundsen and Ellsworth purchased two German airplanes, and the game was on again. Lost on the Polar Ice. Amundsen decided airplanes were unreliable, and began a plan to float over the Pole in an airship, a Zeppelin or dirigible. He spends much of the book defending himself against the slander spread by :// Sydpolen: Den Norske Sydpolsfaerd med Fram -- The South Pole: The Norwegian South Pole Expedition with Fram] Complete as published in 40 parts -- with tipped-in signature of Roald Amundsen von Amundsen, Roald und eine große Auswahl ähnlicher Bücher, Kunst und Sammlerstücke erhältlich auf ://   The Amundsen-Ellsworth Expedition lasted 25 days and never reached the North Pole nor found any evidence of solid land near the North Pole. The expedition consisted of little more than trying to survive and escape the grasp of the area's unrelenting ice after one of the two planes in the expedition got stuck in the sea ://