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NORTH POLE, SOUTH POLE: JOURNEYS TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH Bertrand Imbert 1992 Paperback Fine
By Imbert, Bertrand
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New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1992. 192 pp, color and b/w photos and illustrations. Small used paperback. Fine.

Translated from the French by Alexandra Campbell. Remote, unpeopled, forbidding, - the poles were one of the earth's last frontiers, and they still exert a powerful hold on the imagination. The North Pole proved to be an icebound spot in a frozen sea, but Antarctica is a substantial landmass with a compelling beauty all its own. Today these wildernesses are under threat: Discover how they were explored and how today nations are banding together to protect them.

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