Across the Arctic Ocean

Original Photographs from the Last Great Polar Journey


A photographic celebration of one of the twentieth century’s greatest feats of exploration and geographic achievement: the 1968-69 surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean


ISBN: 9780500252147 Category:

Sir Wally Herbert, Huw Lewis-Jones

Additional information

Weight 1462 g
Dimensions 22.9 x 27.6 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 August 2015
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Dimensions 22.9 x 27.6 cm
Weight 1462 g

Huw Lewis-Jones is former curator at the Scott Polar Research Institute and National Maritime Museum. Among his other books are Arctic, Ocean Portraits, In Search of the South Pole, The Conquest of Everest, which won the History Award at the 2013 Banff Mountain Festival and Mountain Heroes.

Sir Wally Herbert was a pioneering polar explorer as well as an award-winning writer and artist, most famously remembered as the leader of the first expedition to cross the Arctic Ocean. Formerly Curator at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, and the National Maritime Museum, London. He died in 2007.