Antarctica: Exploration, Perception and Metaphor by Paul Simpson-Housley

By Paul Simpson-Housley

A scene so wildly and enormously desolate...it can't fail to provoke me with gloomy options" - so Scott perceived the stark Antarctic panorama in 1905.
Antarctica lines pictures of the continent from early invented maps of Terra Australis Incognita as much as Amundsen's arrival at ninety levels South. forthcoming Antarctica from sea after which land, the publication analyses the differing perceptions of attractiveness and terror skilled via explorers, the tales they introduced again and the facility of recent photos refashioned at home.

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