The Resource Hellbent for the Pole : an insider's account of the 'race to the South Pole' 1957-58, Geoffrey Lee Martin

Hellbent for the Pole : an insider's account of the 'race to the South Pole' 1957-58, Geoffrey Lee Martin

Label
Hellbent for the Pole : an insider's account of the 'race to the South Pole' 1957-58
Title
Hellbent for the Pole
Title remainder
an insider's account of the 'race to the South Pole' 1957-58
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Lee Martin
Title variation
Hellbent for the Pole
Title variation remainder
an insider's account of the 'race to the South Pole' nineteen hundred and fifty seven to nineteen hundred and fifty eight
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On January 21, 1958, Sir Vivian (then Dr) Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary met at the South Pole amid a worldwide blaze of controversy. It was the half way point of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition's first successful crossing of the Frozen Continent -- but Hillary and his team, driving modified farm tractors, had made a "hellbent dash to the Pole" (Hillary's words) five weeks earlier, pipping Fuchs and his team in their more sophisticated Snocats
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Geoffrey Lee
Dewey number
998
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fuchs, Vivian
  • Hillary, Edmund
  • Trans-Antarctic Expedition,
  • Antarctica
Label
Hellbent for the Pole : an insider's account of the 'race to the South Pole' 1957-58, Geoffrey Lee Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • First published in Australia 2007
Dimensions
23 x 26 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781741753677
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(Sirsi) a448634
Label
Hellbent for the Pole : an insider's account of the 'race to the South Pole' 1957-58, Geoffrey Lee Martin
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • First published in Australia 2007
Dimensions
23 x 26 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781741753677
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(Sirsi) a448634

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