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Thomson, Robert: THE COLDEST PLACE ON EARTH. , Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1969.

1st Edition; 192pp, illustrated, 36 b/w photographs, endpaper maps. Blue cloth covers with titling to spine in pictorial unclipped dustjacket. Experiences of the 1962 Wilkes-Vostok Antarctic Traverse party led by the author, New Zealander Bob Thomson, with Weasel and Caterpillar tractors and sledges filled with the most modern equipment. The return journey - to Vostok and back to Wilkes was 900 miles in white-outs, blizzards, and temperatures reaching as low as 100 degrees below freezing. Small stain on page edges 43-49, Dustjacket slightly grubby with few splits and small piece missing from top of spine. Good/Good. (Book ref. 1772 )  £ 20.00

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Offered for sale by: Polar Books
Contact: Neil Marsden & Maggie Russell
Address: The Old Stables,
Garage Street,
LL30 1DW
Phone: 07584 425705
Fax: Mob 07776 225235
Returns: We are happy to accept returns if a book is not as described. Books returned should be properly packed. When returned it is a condition of return that you accept liability for any damage occurring during transit.
Shipping: Postage, packing, insurance (if required), are extra and will be charged at cost. We are happy to quote these costs for specific orders. We do ship Worldwide.
Payment: Currently we accept BACS transfer, PayPal and Cheques.
Specialities: Polar travel and exploration
Status: Private owner
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