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This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The dust jacket has light wear and creasing to the edges, light discolouring, and 3 water stains (only the dust jacket is affected). There is light age spotting to the inside of the front and back cover and to the first and last 2 pages. There is surface wear/insect damage to the edges of the inside back cover. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 165x249mm.
Pages: 269
Publisher: A.R. Shearer, Government Printer
Publication date: 1971 first edition

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New Zealand and the Antarctic
By L.B. Quartermain

A pocket on the inside back cover contains 1 map titled Ross Sea Regions

The sole aim of this book is to provide the general reader with a balanced and accurate, though necessarily condensed, account of the part which has been played by New Zealand in the discovery of Antarctica and the unveiling of its secrets. But long before New Zealand became one of the dozen or so countries which have sent expeditions to explore some part of the Southern Continent, this country became involved in the story of Antarctic exploration, especially in two ways.

Contents:

-Early Days
-The Heroic Age
-The Years Between
-Time Of Indecision
-Igy And Tae
-Foothold In Antarcticaheading South
-Probing North East And West
-Settling In
-Mapping The Ross Dependency
-Changing Pattern
-The Universities’ Part
-These Also
-Wintering Parties
-New Zealanders With Early Byrd Expeditions
-Publications

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