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Antarctica

*Terra : Travels Incognita in Antarctica, by Sara Wheeler (1996). For a bookish writer (she really knows her history), Wheeler makes for a gutsy and extroverted travel companion. She spent seven months in the coldest, windiest, driest place on Earth, contemplating the bold adventures of such explorers as Ernest Shackleton and Apsley Cherry-Garrard and uncovering a remarkable warmth in the landscape.

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