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Sir James Wordie, Polar crusader : exploring the Arctic and Antarctic

by Smith, Michael

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Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Wordie, J. M. Sir, 1889-1962,
    • Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Scottish,
    • Explorers -- Scotland -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 348-361) and index.

      Statementby Michael Smith.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG585.W67 S65 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 371 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages371
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3453185M
      ISBN 101841582921
      LC Control Number2005363267
      OCLC/WorldCa56450346

      Sir James Mann Wordie CBE [[Fellow of the Royal Society PRGS FRSGS LLD (26 April – 16 January ) was a Scottish polar explorer and s knew him as Jock Wordie.. He was President of the Royal Geological Society from to Wordie was born at Partick, Glasgow, the son of John Wordie, owner of Wordie & Co, a major carrier and carting contractor, with multiple. Sir James Wordie; Polar Crusader Exploring the Arctic and Antarctic by Smith, Michael [Sir James Wordie]. Published by Birlinn Limited, West Newington House, 10 Newington Road, Edinburgh First Edition Edinburgh , First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6&frac

      The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice By Max Jones LR September Issue Nick Smith A Native of the Ends of the Earth Sir James Wordie, Polar Crusader: Exploring the Arctic and Antarctic By Michael Smith LR.   First, there is Polar Crusader: Sir James Wordie – Exploring the Arctic and Antarctic (Birlinn, £25) by Michael Smith. The private papers of Shackleton's chief scientist on .

      Book Reviews by subject: Exploration & 20th Century & Britain December Issue Andrew Taylor The Price of Heroism Captain Scott By Rannulph Fiennes The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice By Max Jones LR September Issue Nick Smith A Native of the Ends of the Earth Sir James Wordie, Polar Crusader: Exploring the Arctic. –from Sir James Wordie’s diary, published as “Polar Crusader: Exploring the Arctic and the Antarctic”– “8 August. On Sunday evenings it has been the rule all through the winter to have a grampohone concert; the records would have been played much oftener, were we not short of needles, but though over a hundred records were .


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Wordie’s career as both an explorer and academic geologist opened up his participation in Shackleton’s epic Endurance expedition ofwhere he proved one of the most resilient of those stranded in appalling conditions on Elephant Island. He continued to lead arduous expeditions well into his forties, while building his reputation as an academic and.

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Exploring the Arctic and Antarctic’ (an account of the life of explorer and scientist Sir James Mann Wordie) and, for the uninitiated naturalists among you, Hadoram Shirihai’s ‘A Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife ‘.

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