On Thin Ice : A Woman's Journey to the North Pole. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: McNAIR, Matty L.

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McNAIR, Matty L. On Thin Ice : A Woman's Journey to the North Pole. (Iqaluit : North Winds, 1999). First Printing. Pp (4),1-155,(1) + 16-page central section of colour photos. Illustrations to text. 8vo, blue cloth, with metallic puce lettering to front & spine. Foreword by Denise Martin. Matty McNair with her Assistant Leader Denise Martin led a group of 20 "ordinary women" who trekked to the North Pole. This is the story of the Women's Polar Relay Expedition. "Five teams of four women joined Matty on the polar ice for15 days before passing the baton to the next relay team. Matty led the exp edition for a total of 80 days, skiing and pulling a pulk over 416 nauticalmiles of drifting polar ice." -from the dust jacket. Appendices 1. Expedit ion News Release; 2. Pre-expedition Letter to Relay Members; 3. Original and Actual Itinerary; 4. Argos Daily Positions; 5. Menu; 6. Equipment and Clothing. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

Title: On Thin Ice : A Woman's Journey to the North Pole. First Edition in dustjacket.

Author Name: McNAIR, Matty L.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: North Winds, Iqaluit, 1999, ISBN:0968534309:

Seller ID: 66252

Keywords: ARCTIC CANADIAN NORTH TRAVEL POLAR WOMEN CANADA,