Mertz & I … The Antarctic Diary of Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis

By: Mornement Allan & Riffenburgh Beau

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On 10 November 1912, the Far Eastern Party, consisting of three men and seventeen dogs set off on a sledging trip. The men were Douglas Mawson, Xavier Mertz and Belgrave Ninnis. Two of these men tragically died, and only the leader, Douglas Mawson, returned after what has been described as the greatest survival story in the history of exploration. It is evident from his diary that the young Ninnis was determined to follow in his father’s steps as a polar explorer. Inside the diary is the story of a young man and his determined and ultimately successful attempt to become a polar explorer. It is a continuous record, from March 1908 to the final entry on 9 November 1912, though this book concentrates on his Antarctic endeavours.

Title: Mertz & I … The Antarctic Diary of Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis

Author Name: Mornement Allan & Riffenburgh Beau

Categories: Polar,

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2014

ISBN Number: 1852971169

ISBN Number 13: 9781852971168

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: 448pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper. Individually numbered, only 400 copies.

Seller ID: 65190

Keywords: POLAR SOUTH - exploration mountaineering alpinism bergsteigen antarctic antarctica south pole discovery travel antarktis antarctique polaire scott mawson australia australian