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A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity: A Trip to the Antarctic and Back Robert W Van Wyck

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity: A Trip to the Antarctic and Back

Robert W Van Wyck

Published April 15th 2014
ISBN : 9780692203415
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99 pages
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 About the Book 

The author, in celebration of 100 years since Amundsen reached the South Pole, and 50 years since the authors trip to the Antarctic, wrote this book as a Bio-historical-travelogue to document conditions at that time. More than 70 photos document travel across the US, Hawaii, the Canton Island, Fiji Islands, New Zealand and then to the Antarctic Continent. With more than 50 years of experience in the nuclear field, he went as a member of a nine man team toi review the safety of the nuclear power reactor beginning its operation to provide power foir the McMurdo Station .Ingteresting facts about the Antarctic, a summary of the the nuclear power plant, since removed entirely from the Continent, and Vignettes of special interest are included