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Author Arnesen, Liv, author.

Title No horizon is so far : two women and their historic journey across Antarctica / Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft with Cheryl Dahle.

Edition First University of Minnesota Press edition.
Publication Info. Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, 2019.
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 Nichols Adult Biography  BIO ARNESEN    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 251 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Hell -- Sister souls -- A path paved with ice and money -- "Send rescue" -- Waiting -- Underway, overwhelmed -- Push to the Pole -- Titan Dome -- Beyond endurance -- End of the journey -- A narrow escape.
Note "First published in 2003 by Da Capo Press"--Title page verso.
Subtitle of 2003 edition: Two women and their extraordinary journey across Antarctica.
Summary "The fascinating chronicle of Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft's dramatic journey as the first two women to cross Antarctica, No Horizon Is So Far follows the explorers from the planning of their expedition through their brutal trek from the Norwegian sector all the way to McMurdo Station as they walked, skied, and ice-sailed for almost three months in temperatures reaching as low as -35°F, all while towing their 250-pound supply sledges across 1,700 miles of ice full of dangerous crevasses. Through website transmissions and satellite phone calls, Ann and Liv, two former schoolteachers, were able to broadcast their expedition to more than three million students in sixty-five countries to teach geography, science, and the importance of following your dreams"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Arnesen, Liv -- Travel -- Antarctica.
Bancroft, Ann -- Travel -- Antarctica.
Antarctica -- Description and travel.
Women adventurers -- Antarctica.
Added Author Bancroft, Ann, author.
Dahle, Cheryl, author.
ISBN 9781517907020 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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