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  • Iced in author Chris Turney
  • Chris Turney
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  • 17 April 2020
  • 9780806538525

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summary Iced in author Chris Turney Iced in author Chris Turney free read À 106 summary ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Chris Turney Sion leaving little time to abandon ship and potentially creating an environmental disaster The forecast offered no relief a blizzard was headed their way As Turney chronicles his modern day ordeal he revisits famed polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's harrowing Antarctic expedition almost a century prior His ship Endurance was trapped and ultimately lost to the ice forcing Shackleton and his men to fight for survival on a vast and treacherous icescape for two years Turney also draws inspiration from Douglas Mawson whose Antarctic explorations were eually legendary But for Turney the stakes were even highe. Good source material but I wasn t particularly impressed Draws parallels between their plight as a science vessel stuck in ice and Shackleton s Endurance but I found myself wishing for details about the survival and science rather than the importance of posting to youtube

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Iced in author Chris Turney

summary Iced in author Chris Turney Iced in author Chris Turney free read À 106 summary ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Chris Turney R for unlike Shackleton or Mawson he had his wife and children with him Yet there was another key difference Shackleton and Mawson were completely cut off; Turney's expedition was connected to the outside world through Twitter YouTube and Skype Within hours the team became the focus of a media storm and an international rescue effort was launched to reach the stranded ship But could help arrive in time to avert a tragedy A taut 21st century survival story Iced In is also an homage to Shackleton Mawson and other scientific explorers who embody the human spirit of adventure joy in discovery and will to liv. The author sums up his exploit taking place in the most unforgiving part of our earth in 16 wordsThe Antarctic Factor if anything can go wrong it will It s basically Murphy s Law on steroids Chris TurneyReaders of history will like the way Turney has compared Shackleton 1914 1917 and Douglas Mawson 1958 experiences in the Antarctic to the ship Shokalskiy s 2013 We ve all heard of Shackleton but probably not Mawsen He built huts in eastern Antarctica that are still there today despite nearly constant blizzardsThe account beginsOn Christmas Eve 2013 off the coast of East Antarctica an abrupt weather change trapped the Shokalskiy the ship carrying earth scientist Chris Turney and seventy one others involved in the Australian Antarctic Expedition in a densely packed armada of sea ice 1400 miles from civilization Be sure to look at the amazing photographs at the end of the book Especially awing is the picture of the Endurance as it was trapped in ice The abrupt weather change caused Shokalskiy s hull to be breached and steerage lost The wind threatened to drive the vessel into the frozen continent smashing it to pieces If nearby floating icebergs picked up speed they would cause a devastating collision leaving little time to abandon ship and potentially creating an environmental disaster The weather forecast offered no relief a blizzard was headed their way The Shokalskiy ordeal is compared and contrasted to polar explorer Ernest Shackleton s harrowing Antarctic expedition almost a century prior His ship Endurance was trapped and ultimately lost to the ice forcing Shackleton and his men to fight for survival on a vast and treacherous icescape for two years Yes two years Another explorer one that had never heard of Is included in this account Douglas Mawson whose Antarctic explorations were eually legendary Even though Turney never lost communication with the world through twitter Facebook Skype and YouTube his stakes were higher unlike Shackleton or Mawson he had his wife and two children with him Due to this connectivity within hours the team became the focus of a media storm and an international rescue effort was launched to reach the stranded ship But could help arrive in time to avert a tragedy The moving icebergs threatened to crush the ship and the weather threatened to cut the rescue process This 21st century survival story is a homage to Shackleton Mawson and other scientific explorers who embody the human spirit of adventure I enjoyed living the adventure from the warmth and safety of my home At age 65 I enjoy my adventures by reading uality books like Iced In Thank you Chris Turney and I m happy this had a happy and successful ending

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summary Iced in author Chris Turney Iced in author Chris Turney free read À 106 summary ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Chris Turney The Antarctic Factor if anything can go wrong it will It's basically Murphy's Law on steroids Chris Turney On Christmas Eve 2013 off the coast of East Antarctica an abrupt weather change trapped the Shokalskiy the ship carrying earth scientist Chris Turney and seventy one others involved in the Australian Antarctic Expedition in a densely packed armada of sea ice 1400 miles from civilization With the ship's hull breached and steerage lost the wind threatened to drive the vessel into the frozen continent smashing it to pieces If nearby floating icebergs picked up speed they could cause a devastating colli. I received this book from GoodreadsIced in Ten Days Trapped on the Edge of Antarctica is a grand adventure A true story of ice and steelOn Christmas eve 1400 miles from civilization the Shokalskiy s crew and passengers were celebrating while being held tight in mother nature s cold ruthless embrace The holiday s infectious cheer was only mildly dampened by a shadowy unease of their predicament All was well and warmOutside a bizarre ragedAn armada of colossal icebergs surrounded the vessel threatening titanic devastation if the current or wind shifted just rightZero visibility The book starts out slow and easy about the technicality s of making the privately founded research expedition possible A lot of teamwork a lot of generous support and long long hours on the grind to make it happen It dwells on the researchers that will be joining the team and all the science data and samples they hope to collect It is heavily stressed that every single thing is reliant and at the mercy of Antarctica s finicky dangerous weatherExactly in the smack middle of the book is when the Ice creeps in and traps them and things start to get even interesting In my opinion the story is well worth the wait Additionally Shackleton and Mawson s adventures are included Which makes it sooo much better Two amazing and unbelievable Arctic adventures for oneI thoroughly enjoyed this book and am nearly sick with envy I wish I could ve been there Icebergs and all


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    PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] The author Chris Turney gathered together many people in 20132014 mostly scientists to travel to Antarctica to do some research Antarctica is a dangerous place as the weather and ice conditions can change in a heartbeat This group was lucky enough to start off with a number of good weather and ice days but things uickly changed on Christmas

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    summary ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Chris Turney PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] 1400 miles from civilization trapped in horrific weather conditions on the Shokalskiy is this ship carrying earth scientist Chris Turney and 71 others in the Australian Arctic ExpeditionThe Antarctic Factor if anything can go wrong it will It's basically Murphy's Law on steroids Chris TurneyWith the ship's hull compromis

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    PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] I received this book from GoodreadsIced in Ten Days Trapped on the Edge of Antarctica is a grand adventure A true story of ice and steelOn Christmas eve 1400 miles from civilization the Shokalskiy's crew and passengers were celebrating while being held tight in mother nature's cold ruthless embrace The holiday's infectious cheer was

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    PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] Chris Turney ✓ 6 read & download I have always enjoyed reading accounts of Shackleton and his boat Endurance which led me to read this account of Chris Turney' s expe

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    summary Iced in author Chris Turney PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] Good source material but I wasn't particularly impressed Draws parallels between their plight as a science vessel stuck i

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    PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] The author sums up his exploit taking place in the most unforgiving part of our earth in 16 wordsThe Antarctic Factor if anything can go wrong

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    PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] I have always been fascinated by the cold places on our planet They are frightening and yet things live there Polar bears in the Arctic Penguins in the Antarctic I have always wondered why any living thing would adapt to such a forbidding climate and yet they do We humans have tried but are generally sent packing eventu

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    PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] ICED INTEN DAYS TRAPPED ON THE EDGE OF ANTARCTICA BY CHRIS TURNEY reads like a fictional tale of adventurebut let me assure you this is NO fictional story The author his wife and two teenage children along with a crew scientists media and volunteers encounter some of the most hostile weather on Earth and get stuck in an iceflow for ten har

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    PDF FREE [Iced in author Chris Turney] I am a huge admirer of Sir Ernest Shackelton so when I saw this book I was excited to give it a read I was so thrilled at how much Mr

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