Sir Ernest Shackleton by endurance we conquer by Patricia Calvert

Cover of: Sir Ernest Shackleton | Patricia Calvert

Published by Benchmark Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Travel,
  • Explorers,
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Endurance (Ship),
  • Discovery and exploration

About the Edition

Presents the life and Arctic explorations of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 74-75).

Book details

StatementPatricia Calvert
SeriesGreat explorations, Great explorations
LC ClassificationsG850 1914 .S53 C36 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24930072M
ISBN 100761414851
ISBN 109780761414858
LC Control Number2002003784

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