Admiral Richard Byrd: Alone in the Antarctic (Young Voyageur)
Richard Byrd, survived six months alone at a tiny base in the Antarctic winter. His
story is an epic of courage and an indomitable will to live.
Experience the incredible story of Richard Byrd as he survives for six months in
-60F temperatures in his bid to explore The South Pole in Admiral Richard
Also known as the aviator that flew over The North Pole, Richard Byrd'sexploits of
exploration reached The South Pole, as well! Admiral Richard Byrd truly left his
mark on the world, and remains one of the greatest explorers and survivors to
set foot in the Arctic and Antarctic.
This incredible biography of one of the most renown Arctic explorers in history
chronicles Byrd's 1934 journey into the frozen south, and his desperate bid to
survive the harsh Antarctic landscape. During his voyage, Byrd became hopelessly
lost in the frozen tundra. Byrd was separated from his crew for an astonishing six
months in unforgiving, 60 degree below zero temperatures. Byrd's story is one of
courage, fortitude, and the indominable human spirit. A must have for anyone with a
taste for adventure!