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THE FRANCAIS IN ANTARCTICA

Dr. Jean Charcot inherited a fortune from his father, gave up medicine and pursued his true vocation as an explorer. He invested in the building of the Francais, specially designed for Antarctic exploration. In 1904 he sailed to the Antarctic Peninsula and wintered at Booth Island. Over two summers, ...

  • Id: francais_in_antarctica-b2p-044
  • Name: THE FRANCAIS IN ANTARCTICA
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: POLAR EXPLORERS
  • Book 2 Page: 44