South: the story of Shackleton's last expedition, 1914-1917

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South: the story of Shackleton's last expedition, 1914-1917  (1920) 
by Ernest Henry Shackleton

SOUTH

THE STORY OF SHACKLETON'S
LAST EXPEDITION 1914-1917: BY
SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON
C.V.O. : WITH EIGHTY-EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS AND DIAGRAMS



 
NEW YORK
 
MCMXX
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

TO
MY COMRADES
WHO FELL IN THE WHITE WARFARE
OF THE SOUTH AND ON THE
RED FIELDS OF FRANCE
AND FLANDERS

CONTENTS
CHAPTER PAGE
I. INTO THE WEDDELL SEA 1
II. NEW LAND 19
III. WINTER MONTHS 38
IV. LOSS OF THE ENDURANCE 63
V. OCEAN CAMP 87
VI. THE MARCH BETWEEN 103
VII. PATIENCE CAMP 108
VIII. ESCAPE FROM THE ICE 118
IX. THE BOAT JOURNEY 158
X. ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA 199
XI. THE RESCUE 213
XII. ELEPHANT ISLAND 225
XIII. THE ROSS SEA PARTY 244
XIV. WINTERING IN McMURDO SOUND 266
XV. LAYING THE DEPOTS 279
XVI. THE AURORA'S DRIFT 309
XVII. THE LAST RELIEF 340
XVIII. THE FINAL PHASE 344
APPENDIX 1:
SCIENTIFIC WORK 349
SEA-ICE NOMENCLATURE 350
METEOROLOGY 353
PHYSICS 357
SOUTH ATLANTIC WHALES AND WHALING 362
APPENDIX II:
THE EXPEDITION HUTS AT McMURDO SOUND 371
INDEX 375


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