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THE COLDEST PLACE ON EARTH (Trans-Antarctica] R.B. Thomson 1969 Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Thomson, R.B.
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Austraila, A. H. And A. W. Reed, 1969, 1st edition. 192 pp, b/w photos, mapped end papers. Blue cloth hardcover with navy titles and slightly chipped dust jacket, else Fine.

Who names these books? The coldest place on our blue planet is a village in Siberia called Oymyakon. ''By winter average temperatures, it is the coldest permanently inhabited settlement on Earth.'' There is a nice video on YouTube about how the children in the village get to school in -50c temperature. If the school bus is over 10 minutes late, the children have to go home, walking maybe a mile, in fresh snow. If they kept waiting they would die. 

Story of the 1962 Wilkes-Volstock Travese. A vivid story of science, friendship, and harsh conditions on Antartica. 

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