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Nansen and the Fram (plus 7 other stories)

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Allison, I, Nansen and the Fram (plus 7 other stories), Poles Apart: Fascination, Fame and Folly, The Royal Society of Tasmania, A Hansen, B Hansen (ed), Hobart ISBN 9780648141389 (2018) [Other Book Chapter]


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Abstract

The last two frontiers on Earth, the Antarctic and the Arctic, are the stuff of heroes, heartache, courage, mystery, misery, endurance and loss. All these and more are captured in the pages of Poles Apart: Fascination, Fame and Folly. This wonderful book lays out, in a series of snapshots, mankindís incredible persistent battle in firstly taming and secondly understanding our amazing icy wilderness.

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Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:Arctic, Antarctic, exploration history, Royal Society of Tasmania
Research Division:Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Group:History and Philosophy of Specific Fields
Research Field:History and Philosophy of Science (incl. Non-historical Philosophy of Science)
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
UTAS Author:Allison, I (Dr Ian Allison)
ID Code:130529
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2019-01-31
Last Modified:2019-01-31
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