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"The World's Greatest Explorers," by William Scheller, The Oliver Press, Minneapolis, 1992.

"Roald Amundsen and the Quest for the South Pole," by Leo Flaherty, Chelsea House Publishers, 1992.

"Assault on Eternity: Richard E. Byrd and the Exploration of Antarctica, 1946-47," by Lisle A. Rose, United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland, 1980.

"Beyond the Barrier--The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica," by Eugene Rodgers, United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland, 1990.

"In Search of New Horizons: Epic Tales of Travel and Exploration," by Robert B. Downs, American Library Association, Chicago, 1978.

"The Greenpeace Book of Antarctica," by John May, Doubleday, New York, 1989.

"Antarctica: The Last Continent," by Ian Cameron, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto, 1974.

"To the Pole: The Diary and Notebook of Richard E. Byrd, 1925-1927," by Raimond Goerler, editor, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio, 1998.

"Alone" by Richard E. Byrd, G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1938.

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