BELOW THE ROARING FORTIES by F. D. Ommanney
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BELOW THE ROARING FORTIES

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Grand reading, this account of the experiences in search of adventure of a young scientist who has had his fill of London laboratories and classrooms and who is willing and eager to take his chance in four years' service as biologist in a whaling station in South Georgia. Even then, the scientific angle is not enough; he goes off on a whaling expedition, he visits Deception Island, he spends one season at the experimental station in Durban, he circles the Antarctic Continent, he is marooned, with five others on a lonely beach, he is one of the party who rescused Lincoln Ellsworth. And he shares his adventures, his impressions on man and bird and beast and fish and the wastes of the Antarctic with his readers. For those who liked Peter Freuchen -- Hell on Ice -- any red-blooded story of science and adventure.

Pub Date: April 20th, 1938
Publisher: Longmans, Green