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Ice Ship
The Epic Voyages of the Polar Adventurer Fram
Charles W. Johnson

University Press of New England



Contents

• Preface
• Acknowledgments
• Prologue: Polar Fever, Myth, and Mystery
• Eel and Elephant
• PART I. THE FIRST EXPEDITION, 1893–1896: THE ARCTIC OCEAN
• Trip to Nowhere
• Northeast Passage
• Into the Ice
• Drifting
• The Mad Dash
• Home Free
• Together, Alone
• What Would Life Be?
• Homecoming
• PART II. THE SECOND EXPEDITION, 1898–1902: THE CANADIAN ARCTIC
• Leaving Again
• The Devil’s Way
• Chance Encounters
• Death on Ellesmere
• Unmapped Lands and Uncharted Waters
• New Land, New Dangers
• Hell Gate and the Cave of Ice
• A Third Winter
• The Promised Land
• A Fourth Winter, Breaking Out
• PART III. THE THIRD EXPEDITION, 1910–1912: ANTARCTICA AND THE SOUTHERN OCEAN
• The Boss
• The Great Deception
• Terra Nova
• The Southern Ocean
• Rescue or Rebellion?
• Triumph and Tragedy
• Abandoning Ship
• A Wandering Albatross
• PART IV. LAST VOYAGES
• Ships in Ice, Ships of Air
• The Lonely Places
• Always a Sailor
• Epilogue
• Postscript
• Notes
• References
• Illustration Credits
• Index

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