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Economos, Chris
Survival at the bottom of the world / Christine Economos
Wilmington, MA : Great Source Education Group, c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jGD.Econ6S8 2005    AVAILABLE
Gosling Gift Bookplate
Subject Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 -- Travel -- Juvenile literature
Endurance (Ship) -- Juvenile literature
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) -- Juvenile literature
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 64 p. : ill., map ; 18 cm
NOTE Gift from William A. Gosling, 2011
Note "051409 C"--P. [4] of cover
Includes glossary (p.63-64)
Contents The journey begins -- South Georgia Island -- Pack ice -- Trapped -- Abandon ship! -- Patience -- To the island! -- A dangerous mission -- Across South Georgia Island -- Rescue! -- Epilogue -- Glossary
Summary Ernest Shackleton's 1914-1916 expedition to cross Antarctica involved being shipwrecked and then crossing 600 miles of ice floes, 850 miles of the worst seas on earth and miles of mountainous terrain before reaching safety

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