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1908 trials of the first motor driven sledges designed for transport in the Antarctic undertaken by Scott and Charcot. Following Scott's death Charcot had a cairn erected in homage to him in the Alpine Garden of the col du Lautaret in 1913, and was later re-erected on a new site in 1921. Text in English and French.
Title: Scott and Charcot at the col du Lautaret
Edition: 2014 First Edition
ISBN Number: 2953556281
Location Published: Lautaret Alpin Botanical Garden: 2014
Book Condition: 124pp, paperback, New.
Seller ID: 74493
Keywords: polar south - exploration mountaineering alpinism bergsteigen antarctic antarctica south pole discovery travel shackleton amundsen scott antarktis antarctique polaire charcot scott france french lautaret