The Race to the White Continent
Voyages to the Antarctic
By (author) Alan Gurney
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Race to the White Continent by Alan Gurney
Book DescriptionIn the 1830s, the forbidding Antarctic region represented the ultimate mystery. The prospect of discovering a lucrative whaling ground made this uncharted and untapped region especially enticing. Three expeditions to the pole were launched simultaneously by the United States, France, and Britain, each vying to be the first to venture farther south than any vessel had ever sailed before. These expeditions paved the way for the explorers, traders, and whalers of what was to become known as the "Heroic Age" of Antarctic exploration. The Race to the White Continent is a captivating account of their adventures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393323214
(211mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 10-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alan Gurney
Below the Convergence, Paperback (April 2007)
"A great adventure story."-Dava Sobel, New York Times Book Review
Compass, Paperback (August 2005)» View all books by Alan Gurney
"The compass' rocky evolution is charted with an enthusiast's passion...A fascinating adventure."-Bernadette Murphy, Los Angeles Times
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Author Biography - Alan Gurney
Alan Gurney is a former yacht designer and photographer living in Suffolk, England. His previous books include Compass and Race to the White Continent.
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