Sir James Wordie, Polar Crusader: Exploring the Arctic and Antarctic

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • List of Maps and Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Preface xvii
  • Chapter 1 - Lairds and Carts 1
  • Chapter 2 - From Gold to Ice 17
  • Chapter 3 - To the Antarctic 22
  • Chapter 4 - The Fates Are against Us… ' 33
  • Chapter 5 - Cast Adrift 46
  • Chapter 6 - The Open Boat Journey 66
  • Chapter 7 - Marooned on Elephant Island 86
  • Chapter 8 - Closing Ranks 105
  • Chapter 9 - The Western Front 115
  • Chapter 10 - With Bruce to Spitsbergen 122
  • Chapter 11 - Conquering the Beerenberg 132
  • Chapter 12 - A New Era 142
  • Chapter 13 - Both Ends of the World 158
  • Chapter 14 - On Greenland's Unknown Shores 172
  • Chapter 15 - Perils on Petermann Peak 182
  • Chapter L6 - Hopes Dashed 194
  • Chapter 17 - A Last Arctic Voyage 201
  • Chapter L8 - Top Secret 211
  • Chapter 19 - A Gift for Intrigue 225
  • Chapter 20 - The Final Days 257
  • Chronology - James Mann Wordie 1889–1962 263
  • References 268
  • Appendix James Mann Wordie Weddell Sea Log, 1914–16 276
  • Bibliography 348
  • Index 362
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