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The Siege of the South Pole (Classic Reprint)
– June 17, 2012
Switzerland, inS cotland, and in the United States and it expresses the result of the reading of thirty. Though I have never been within two thousand miles of tlie Antarctic Circle it has been my good fortune to possess the personal friendship of all, or almost all, the living explorers and promoters of exploration in the Antarctic Regions, and I have been privileged to speed the parting ships of every Antarctic expedition which left aB ritish port, from the sailing of theD undee fleet in 1892 to that of the Terra Nova, in 1903, though to my regret on each occasion I shared the unhappy fate of the stowaways, and was landed before ray native shores were left behind, or at the farthest before the tropics were reached. I have based this history of Antarctic exploration as far as possible on original narratives and on the conversation of the men who themselves took part in it.
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