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Scott of the Antarctic

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English



  • Antarctica,
  • Great Britain


  • Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.,
  • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-112)

StatementMichael De-la-Noy.
SeriesPocket biographies
LC ClassificationsG875.S35 D4 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL409609M
ISBN 100750915129
LC Control Number98111034

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