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Some results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition.

William Speirs Bruce

Some results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition.

by William Speirs Bruce

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Published in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint from Scottish Geogr. Magazine, 1905. 21. 401.

ContributionsScottish National Antarctic Expedition.
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Open LibraryOL20533861M

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition sailed in on the whaler Scotia. This ship had been rebuilt in Troon, had an entirely Scottish crew, most of the scientists were Scots and the expedition was financed by Scots - mainly by the Paisley thread firm of Coats. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Account of the Scottish National Antartic Expedition." Prefatory note by W.S. Bruce, leader of the.

Antarctic Calendar. UK #, $ Curtis, Con. Working at the End of the World: An Antarctic Diary. UK #, $ The humorous diary account of a two-person deep field research trip. Dippel, John. To the Ends of the Earth: The Truth Behind the Glory of Polar Exploration. US #, $ What drove explorers to risk their lives exploring the forbidding, uncharted. Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Outline Map of Laurie Island, South Orkneys, Reprinted from The Scottish Geographical Magazine: Bruce, William S. Some Results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition: Reprinted from The Scottish Geographical Magazine: Bruce, William S. Uber die Fortsetzung des.

Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 'Application to the Prime Minister from the Committee of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition' — publishing grant application (Edinburgh, ) [GB/A (6)] Outline map of Laurie Island, South Orkneys, by W S Bruce et al (Edinburgh, ) [Map.m]. Regular or egregious violations will result in a ban. No submissions featuring before-and-after depictions of personal health progress or achievement. Loose-ends. False claims of ownership and/or flooding (>4 posts in 24 hrs) will result in a ban. Serial reposters may be filtered or banned. Mods will remove reposts currently on the front page.


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Some results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition by William Speirs Bruce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Named after the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (–) vessel Scotia, under the command of William S. Bruce, the Scotia Sea has a lengthy record of exploration dating back to the 17th century.

Through the 18th and 19th centuries, exploration was. Oceanographer William Spiers Bruce, the leader of the expedition had been to the Antarctic previously in as part of a Dundee whaling industry expedition to search for right whales following the overfishing of this species in the Arctic, he had also been part of the Jackson-Harmsworth expedition to Franz Josef Land (Arctic) in and had visited Spitsbergen (Svalbard) also in the Arctic in.

Life in the Antarctic. Sixty photographs by members of the Scottish national Antarctic expedition. Related Titles. Series: Gowans's nature books, no. 10 Series: Gowans's nature books, No By. Bruce, William S. FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION: Antarctic fishes of the Scottish National Antarctic expedition [FACSIMILE] Originally published by Edinburg, Robert Grant & Son, Williams & Norgate in Book will be printed in black and white, with grayscale images.

Book will be 6 inches wide by 9 inches tall and soft cover : Regan, C. Tate (Charles Tate), b. During the following 25 years, no less than sixteen major expeditions were to be sent to Antarctica during an episode widely referred to as 'The Heroic Era of Antarctic exploration'.

Amongst the various national expeditions organized was one from Scotland. Its leader, William Bruce, was one of the most capable polar scientists of his generation. title = {Antarctic fishes of the Scottish National Antarctic expedition.

copyright = {Public domain. The BHL considers that this work is no longer under copyright protection.}. The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition On the 2 nd of November the first all-Scottish Antarctic expedition left Troon for a two year voyage to research Antarctic geography, meteorology, biology, botany, and geology.

The expedition was headed by William Speirs Bruce, a budding polar naturalist. Antarctica Cruising Guide: A definitive field guide to Antarctica that caters to South Pole visitors traveling by luxury liner, adventure cruise, or private boat.

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WILLIAM S. BRUCE AND THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION () Bruce organized this purely Scottish expedition in the Scotia with private funding, most of it from the Coats brothers, James and Andrew.

Bruce's party established the first perpetual scientific observatory in the Antarctic (Omond House, now Orcadas staffed by Argentina. In April the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, led by William Speirs Bruce, sailed north on their ship SY Scotia at the start of their voyage home after over a year surveying the South Orkney Islands.

A collection of nearly stereographic glass plate negatives of photographs taken on this expedition, mostly by Bruce himself, is the subject of this 'Book of the Month' feature. Nordenskjold travelled to London where he met William Spiers Bruce the leader of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition that was shortly to leave.

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Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the Scotia, during the Years Author: Wm. Dall. expedition, if not to be appointed as the leader. In Marchhe applied to Markham for a position without result.1 Frustrated by this snub, Bruce decided to organise his own Scottish Antarctic Expedition and set about raising funds.

The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Title: Antarctica - music, sounds and cultural connections / edited by Bernadette Hince, Rupert Summerson, Arnan Wiesel. ISBN: (paperback) (ebook) Subjects: Australasian Antarctic Expedition ()--Centennial celebrations, etc. Antarctic fishes of the Scottish National Antarctic expedition ()‎ (5 F) R Report on the scientific results of the voyage of S.Y.

Scotia during the yearsandunder the leadership of William S. Bruce ‎ (26 F). Ernest Shackleton, Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who attempted to reach the South Pole.

He was perhaps best known for his –16 expedition, in which his ship, Endurance, was crushed by pack ice and the crew endured months of hardship before being. Canadian ancestors of a polar explorer, who led the first and only Scottish National Antarctic Expedition between andhave visited Scotland to learn of his legacy – in the same week he was recognised by the polar research community.

William Speirs Bruce is relatively unknown. The Nimrod Expedition of –09, otherwise known as the British Antarctic Expedition, was the first of three expeditions to the Antarctic led by Ernest Shackleton. Its main target, among a range of geographical and scientific objectives, was to be first to the South Pole.

Scientific Expedition Reports, housed in the University of Otago’s Special Collections, are a veritable mine of information. From the Arctic to the Antarctic, from Uganda to Patagonia, the earliest of the reports dates from D’Urville’s expedition in the Astrolabe. (shelved 3 times as antarctic-exploration) avg rating — 1, ratings — published The Great White South: Being an Account of Experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and of the Nature Life of the Antarctic by Herbert G.

Ponting avg rating — 28 ratings.The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition () was undertaken with the sole aim of increasing and improving knowledge of polar science.

Success was achieved by the production of high quality scientific results, particularly in the areas of polar .