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Great Endeavour: Ireland's Antarctic Explorers

Great Endeavour Ireland s Antarctic Explorers The Irish have left an indelible mark in the most hostile territory on earth Antarctica It was the Irish who pioneered a route to the Antarctic and whose adventures years ago gripped the attentio

  • Title: Great Endeavour: Ireland's Antarctic Explorers
  • Author: MichaelSmith
  • ISBN: 9781848890237
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Irish have left an indelible mark in the most hostile territory on earth, Antarctica It was the Irish who pioneered a route to the Antarctic and whose adventures 100 years ago gripped the attention of the world Their contribution is now told in a single volume celebrating their amazing exploits The earliest voyages to the Antarctic ice are saluted, with due considerThe Irish have left an indelible mark in the most hostile territory on earth, Antarctica It was the Irish who pioneered a route to the Antarctic and whose adventures 100 years ago gripped the attention of the world Their contribution is now told in a single volume celebrating their amazing exploits The earliest voyages to the Antarctic ice are saluted, with due consideration given to present day adventurers who have taken up the torch Quotations from first hand accounts, photographs of the intrepid men, relics, medals, and sites enhance the poignant text.

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    1. Ballinacurra, Banbridge, Athy, Annascaul, Barry's Point, Kilmurry , Kinsaleese Irish places have a fascinating shared history, for they produced some of the world's greatest Antarctic explorers.Following a recent visit to Kinsale where I came upon the memorial commemorating the Antarctic adventures of the McCarthy Brothers (see my earlier blog post here), I undertook some research to discover more about them. And so it was that I came across Michael Smith, journalist, author, authority on Polar [...]

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