The South Pole (e-book)

May 25, 2011, 1:44 pm
Source: Project.gutenberg
 

THE SOUTH POLE

AN ACCOUNT OF THE NORWEGIAN
ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION IN THE "FRAM,"
1910 -- 1912

By ROALD AMUNDSEN

TRANSLATED FROM THE NORWEGIAN BY
A. G. CHATER

WITH MAPS AND NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS

To
MY COMRADES,
The Brave Little Band That Promised
In Funchal Roads To Stand by Me in the Struggle for the
SOUTH POLE,
I Dedicate this Book.

Roald Amundsen.
Uranienborg,
August 15, 1912.


CONTENTS

Introduction, by Fridtjof Nansen

The First Account by Roald Amundsen

VOLUME 1

I. The History of the South Pole
II. Plan and Preparations
III. On the Way to the South
IV. From Madeira to the Barrier
V. On the Barrier
VI. Depot Journeys
VII. Preparing for Winter
VIII. A Day at Framheim
IX. The End of the Winter

VOLUME 2

X. The Start for the Pole
XI. Through the Mountains
XII. At the Pole
XIII. The Return to Framheim
XIV. Northward
XV. The Eastern Sledge Journey By Lieutenant K. Prestrud
XVI. The Voyage of the "Fram" By First-Lieutenant Nilsen,Thorvald
             I. From Norway to the Barrier
             II. Off the Barrier
             III. From the Bay of Whales to Buenos Aires
             IV. The Oceanographical Cruise
             V. At Buenos Aires
             VI. From Buenos Aires to the Ross Barrier
             VII. From the Barrier to Buenos Aires, Via Hobart

Appendix I : The "Fram" By Commodore Christian Blom
Appendix II. : Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim By B. J. Birkeland
Appendix III: Geology By J. Schetelig
Appendix IV.: The Astronomical Observations at the Pole By A. Alexander, with Note by Professor H. Geelmuyden
Appendix V.: Oceanography By Professors Bjorn Helland-Hansen and Fridtjof Nansen

Illustrations to Volume 1

Illustrations to Volume 2

List of Maps and Charts

caption Approximate bird's-eye view drawn from the first telegraphic account.

 

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(2011). The South Pole (e-book). Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbef0f7896bb431f69c1c4

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