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ON THIN ICE: A WOMAN'S JOURNEY TO THE NORTH POLE Matty L. McNair 1999 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by author Matty McNair
By McNair, Matty
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Canada, 1999, 1st edition. 155 pages, color photos, diagrams, maps. Hardcover with Dust Jacket, Fine condition.

This copy is SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the title page, ''To Dana, Hope that one day we will share an Arctic adventure. Matty L. MvNair.'' SIGNED on the endpaper by Dana Isherwood. 

She was the leader of the first all women's (no men at all) expedition to the Geographic North Pole. 20 women worked in relays -- Author stayed on the entire way -- for 80 days & 416 nautical miles, skiing & sledge-hauling, and reached the Pole 26 May 1997. Denise Martin, assistant leader, was the first Canadian woman to reach the Pole on foot. Detailed appendices listing equipment, itinerary, menus, etc. useful for planning such an expedition.

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