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Author Weihaupt, John G.
Title Impossible journey : the story of the Victoria Land Traverse 1959-1960, Antarctica / by John G. Weihaupt...[].
Published Boulder : Geological Society of America, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  G627 .W42 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 135 p. : col. ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Series Special paper ; 488
Special papers (Geological Society of America) ; 488.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-128) and index.
Contents Planning and Preparation for the Victoria Land Traverse -- Scott Base to Skelton Inlet -- Skelton Glacier: Crevasse Country -- Crevasse Country to the High Plateau -- Following Crary's Trail -- Fuel Cache in the Desert -- Seismo's Discovery And Disaster -- Apex Depot -- Into SnoCat No-Man's Land -- Abandonment and Discovery -- First Ascent and Near Catastrophe -- Rescue and Reprieve.
Subject Victoria Land (Antarctica) -- Discovery and exploration -- American.
Victoria Land (Antarctica) -- Description and travel.
Victoria Land (Antarctica) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780813724881 (pbk.)
0813724880 (pbk.)
OCLC number 778636708