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Record #177199:

South by northwest: the magnetic crusade and the contest for Antarctica / Granville Allen Mawer.

Title: South by northwest: the magnetic crusade and the contest for Antarctica / Granville Allen Mawer.
Author(s): Mawer, Granville Allen.
Date: 2006.
Publisher: Kent Town, SA: Wakefield Press
Abstract: Account of attempts to reach South Magnetic Pole since 1837, with particular reference to French, American and British expeditions of 1837-43, and Shackleton and Mawson's expeditions of early 20th century. Examines role of magnetic pole in geographical discoveries in coastal regions of Antarctica, and international politics associated with the expeditions.
Notes:

Reviewed by Huw Lewis-Jones in Polar Record 2008, 44(231) :376-378; and by Ian R. Stone in Arctic, 2008, 61(4) : 447-448.

Keywords: 91(091) -- Exploration, history.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
550.383 -- Geomagnetism, basic analysis.
550.384.5 -- Magnetic poles, migration.
327 -- International relations.
341.223 -- Territorial claims.
5(091) -- History of science.
V -- History.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*80) -- Southern Ocean.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*7) : 91(091)[2006]
ISBN: 1862546509
SPRI record no.: 177199

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