THE ANTARCTIC OCEAN by Russell Owen

THE ANTARCTIC OCEAN

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Owen won the Pulitzer Prize in 1931 for his coverage of the first Byrd expedition, and he wrote a book called South of the Sun, so his background is sound for this biography of the Antarctic Ocean, the myths and the legends connected with it. He covers the international exploration and controversy, and the possible future uses of the land and waters. The factual backstop is livened with excerpts from explorers' accounts, and details of the lives of the men associated with each expedition, and an evaluation of their work, up to the latest investigations by ship plus plane. True adventure market, well told by an expert.

Pub Date: April 14th, 1941
Publisher: Whittlesey