Modern photographs of historic Antarctic sites


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Photographs courtesy of Joan N. Boothe, author of  the wonderful book, The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica’s Peninsula Region 

UK: Storied Ice book link, kindle link



Joan Boothe, author of The Storied Ice, kindly provided these thoughts about our book

Through retelling the great stories from six exploring expeditions during the Antarctic Heroic Age, this book [When Your Life Depends on It by Brad Borkan and David Hirzel] wonderfully highlights the vast range of challenging decisions that faced Antarctic explorers during the early 20th century.

In so doing, the authors vividly explain how the ways explorers faced these challenges in their own time continue to provide important lessons for us today, a century later.

Joan Boothe, Northern California, April 2017

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