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Here are some other readings relevant to the expedition's education program:


Amundsen, Roald. The South Pole. John Murray, 1912.

Antarctica: Great Stories from the Frozen North. Reader’s Digest, 1985. Natural history, explorers, atlas and other miscellaneous information.

Asimov, Isaac. The Ends of the Earth. Weybright and Talley, 1975. General narrative of the polar regions of the world.

Bond, Creina and Roy Siegfried. Antarctica: No Single Country, No Single Sea. Mayflower Books, 1979. Photos by Peter Johnson.

Byrd, Richard E. Alone. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1938.

Campbell, David. Crystal Desert. Houghton Mifflin, 1992.

Caron, Zoë and Elizabeth May. Global Warming for Dummies. For Dummies, 2008.

Cherry-Garrard, Apsley. The Worst Journey in the World. Constable, 1922.

Chester, Jonathan. Antarctica: Beauty in the Extreme. Michael Friedman Publishing, 1991.

Fiennes, Ranulph. To the Ends of the Earth: the Transglobe Expedition. Arbor House, 1983.

Fuchs, Vivian and Edmund Hillary. The Crossing of Antarctica. Little, Brown, 1958. The Common wealth Trans-Antarctica Expedition 1955-1958.

Halle, Louis J. The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica. Houghton Mifflin, 1973. Account of a journey on an icebreaker to Antarctica with an emphasis on bird observations.

Harrington, Richard. Richard Harrington’s Antarctic. Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., 1976.

Harrison, Peter. Seabirds. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1885.

Henson, Robert. The Rough Guide to Climate Change. Rough Guides, 2011.

Huntford, Roland. Scott and Amundsen. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1980. Story of the two great rival explorers.

Huntford, Roland. Shackleton. Fawcett Columbine, 1985.

Huxley, Elspeth. Scott of the Antarctic. Atheneum, 1978.

King, Judith E. Seals of the World. Cornell University Press, 1983.

Lansing, Alfred. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage. McGraw-Hill, 1959.

Lowen, James. Antarctic Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide. Princeton University Press, 2011.

May, John. The Greenpeace Book of Antarctica. Doubleday, 1988.

Mear, Roger and Robert Swan. A Walk to the Pole: To the Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott. Crown, 1987.

Moss, Sanford. Natural History of the Antarctic Peninsula. Columbia University Press, 1988.

Peterson, Roger Tory. Penguins. Houghton Mifflin, 1979.

Porter, Elliot. Antarctica. Dutton, 1978. Narration of his experiences on an NSF expedition to Antarctica; wonderful photographs.

Pyne, Stephen J. The Ice: A Journey to Antarctica. Ballantine, 1988. Geophysical examination of Antarctica and essays on the history and landscape of this continent.

Ralling, Christopher, ed. Shackleton. British Broadcasting Corp., 1983.

Ray, G. Carleton and M.G. McCormick-Ray. Wildlife of the Polar Regions. Harry N. Abrams, 1981.

Riedman, Marianne. The Pinnipeds: Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses. University California Press, 1990.

Rubin, Jeff. Lonely Planet Antarctica (4th Edition). Lonely Planet Publications, 2008.

Rosove, Michael H. Let Heroes Speak: Antarctic Explorers, 1772-1922. Naval Institute Press, 2000.

Scott, Robert F. Scott’s Last Expedition. Dodd Mead, 1913. The personal journals of Captain R.F. Scott on his journey to the South Pole.

Shackleton, Ernest. South: The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition. Heinemann, 1970.

Siple, Paul. 90 South. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1959.

Soper, Tony. Antarctica Wildlife (5th Edition). Bradt Travel Guides, 2008.

Stonehouse, Bernard. Animals of the Antarctic: The Ecology of the Far South. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972.

Watson, George. Birds of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic. American Geophysical Union, 1975.

Watson, Lyall and Tom Ritchie. Sea Guide to Whales of the World. Hutchinson, 1981.

Worsley, F.A. Shackleton’s Boat Journey. W.W. Norton, 1977.

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