"In the Land of White Death" by Valerian Albanov.
Book review for "In the Land of White Death" by Valerian Albanov
In his book Albanov tells about his journey over the frozen ice of the arctic sea, trying to escape from the frozen ship. Albanov was the navigator on board of Saint Anna, a Russian explorer, which left Murmansk in August 1912 in search for new hunting grounds in the polar waters. The ship was frozen in ice in late October of the same year and drifted in the northern direction, trapping the crew aboard. After spending two winters on board in the spring of 1914, Albanov sets of to reach land. Albanov, who was one of the 13 peo…
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