E Books Destination Antarctica The author led a team to Antarctica to relive the adventures of Robert
E-Books Destination: Antarctica The author led a team to Antarctica to relive the adventures of Robert Scott. I remember reading a story about Antarctic exploration somewhere around fourth or fifth grade. This story did not deliver the same sense of adventure. The illustrations in this one, however, make it a great book to pair up with a story of some of the original Antarctic adventures.. Destination: Antarctica go inside Kindle Follows the British adventurer Robert Swan and two other explorers on an exciting and dangerous 900 mile trek to the South Pole, following in the footsteps of Swan s chidhood hero, Robert Falcon Scott, who made the journey exactly seventy four years earlier.. Robert Swan Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the
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. Popular Kindle Destination: Antarctica Although intended for children, this fascinating account of an on-foot journey to the South Pole is great for any age. I was impressed by the number of full-color photographs, and Swan's descriptive language vividly captures the cold, barren expanse of the world's southernmost continent. He not only describes the planning and stages of his own journey, but also gives a brief history of previous polar expeditions. My biggest complaint about this book is that none of the photographs is credited or captioned. While some, perhaps, don't need any explanation, others aren't quite so clear. Who took that shot of the snowy ridges? Who is that man smiling at the camera? This shot of the men hiking toward the pole: was it early in their journey or late? Also, perhaps since this book was aimed at a child audience, some details are really sparse. Swan states that navigation was difficult, but he does not describe the methods of navigation or even list the tools used. Despite these shortcomings, this book is well worth the read. I have never studied, nor indeed, ever cared to study, polar expeditions, and this book still managed to hold my interest until the very end.