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Mind over Matter: The Epic Crossing of the Antarctic Continent
     

Mind over Matter: The Epic Crossing of the Antarctic Continent

by Ranulph Fiennes
 

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Two men, two 485-pound sleds, 1500 miles of the most-forbidding landscape in the world-with no room for error. In 1991 Ranulph Fiennes — hailed as the worlds greatest living explorer by the Guinness Book of World Records & his partner, Dr. Mike Stroud, set out to do what Fiennes secretly believed was impossible: complete an unsupported crossing of Antarctica

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Two men, two 485-pound sleds, 1500 miles of the most-forbidding landscape in the world-with no room for error. In 1991 Ranulph Fiennes — hailed as the worlds greatest living explorer by the Guinness Book of World Records & his partner, Dr. Mike Stroud, set out to do what Fiennes secretly believed was impossible: complete an unsupported crossing of Antarctica. Hauling supplies for the entire journey, they began at Berkner Island. Ninety-five days later, the men were emaciated, sick, wounded, & nearly blind-locked in an incredible struggle against defeat. . . & death. Illustrated. Maps & diagrams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385313216
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/03/1995
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.83(d)

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