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A Voyage towards the South Pole, Performed in the Years 1822-24: Containing an Examination of the Antarctic Sea, to the Seventy-Fourth Degree of Latitude

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A Voyage towards the South Pole, Performed in the Years 1822-24: Containing an Examination of the Antarctic Sea, to the Seventy-Fourth Degree of Latitude

By James Weddell


Taurus calls this work 'the true starting point for an Antarctic collection. ' No mariner beforer Weddell had sailed as close to the South Pole. Weddell sailedd to 74 degrees, 15 minutes south - an incredible feat at the time. This was fully three degrees for south than Cook had travele…

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