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First Hand Expedition Accounts and Diaries
The accounts listed below have been used throughout the compilation of the Freeze Frame website.
Freeze Frame Arctic Expeditions(top)
British Naval Northwest Passage 1845-48
There are no known accounts from this expedition, a few letters were sent back with the supply ship and can be found in the Scott Poar Research Institute archives, two messages left by the men were discovered, one is held by the National Maritime Museum the other by the Scott Polar Research Institute and on display at The Polar Museum.
British Arctic Expedition 1875-76
Nares, Capt.Sir G.S. (1878) Narrative of a voyage to the polar sea during 1875-6 in H.M. Ships Alert and Discovery, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington London. Reprint: Read Books 2009.
Leigh Smith Eira Expeditions 1880, 1881-82
Leigh Smith never published an account of his expeditions.
Nineteenth Century Arctic Whaling Ships, Eclipse and Maud
Gray and Adams never published an account of their whaling trips. However, their diaries can be found in the Scott Polar Research Institute’s archives.
British Arctic Air Route 1930
Chapman, F.S. (1932) Northern Lights. The Official Account of the British Arctic Air-Route Expedition 1930-31. London:Chatto and Windus.
East Greenland Expedition (Pan Am) 1932
Chapman, F.S. (1934) Watkins’ Last Expedition. London: Chatto and Windus.
Hayes, J.G. (1934) The Conquest of the North Pole. London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd.
British Arctic Expedition 1937
Haig-Thomas, D. (1939) Tracks in the Snow. London: Hodder & Stoughton.
Transglobe Expedition 1979-82
Fiennes, R. (1983) To the Ends of the Earth. The Transglobe Expedition 1979-82. London: Hodder & Stoughton.
Freeze Frame Antarctic Expeditions(top)
British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900
Borchgrevink, C.E (1901) First on the Antarctic Continent. London: C.Hurst & Company.
British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04
Scott, R.N. (1905) The Voyage of Discovery Volumes I & II. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons. Republished, Dublin: Nonsuch Publishing 2005.
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04
Bruce W.S. (1992) ed Speak, P. The log of the Scotia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09
Shackleton, E. (1909) The Heart of the Antarctic: the Furthest South Expedition 1907-09. Reprinted, London:Pimlico 1999.
Shackleton, E (1908) Aurora Australis. Published at the Winter Quaters of the British Antarctic Expeditions, 1907, during the winter months of April, May, June, July 1908. First public edition, Cambridge: Bluntisham Books, 1986.
British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13
Scott, R.F (1913) Journals: Captain Scott’s Last Expedition. London: Smith, Elder & Co. Reprinted, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Cherry-Garrard, A. (1921) The Worst Journey in the World. London: Constable. Reprinted, London: Pimlico 2003.
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16
Shackleton, E. (1919) South. London: William Heinemann. Reprinted, London: Pimlico, 1999.
Worsley, F.A. (1931) An Epic Polar Adventure, Endurance. New York: Norton.
Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition 1920-22
Wild, F. (1923) Shackleton’s Last Voyage. The Story of Quest. London: Cassell and Company Ltd.
British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22
Bagshawe, T. (1939) Two Men in the Antarctic An expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37
Rymill, J. (1939) Southern Lights. The Official Account of the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37. Malvern: the Knell Press, reprinted 1986.
Norwegian British Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1949-52
Giaever, J. (1954) The White Desert. The Official Account of the Norwegian British Swedish Antarctic Expedition. London: Chatto and Windus.
Swithinbank, C. (1999). Foothold on Antarctica. London: The Book Guild Ltd.
South Georgia Survey 1951-57
Carse, V. Duncan. The survey of South Georgia, 1951-1957 Geographical Journal 1959 125(1) :20-37, ill., maps.
United States Navy Antarctic Expeditions (Deep Freeze 1) 1955-56
Official account: Operation Deepfreeze I Task Force 43 (1956). New York: The Dorville Corporation.
Transglobe Expedition 1979-82