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By Paul Simpson-Housley

A scene so wildly and particularly desolate...it can't fail to provoke me with gloomy options" - so Scott perceived the stark Antarctic panorama in 1905.
Antarctica lines photographs of the continent from early invented maps of Terra Australis Incognita as much as Amundsen's arrival at ninety levels South. imminent Antarctica from sea after which land, the ebook analyses the differing perceptions of good looks and terror skilled by way of explorers, the tales they introduced again and the facility of recent photographs refashioned at home.

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