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    Major Mahesh Patel

ISBN: 9789354726255

The Antarctica Expedition – My Dream Come True

by: Major Mahesh Patel

The manuscript is a first-hand account of the expression of the author as a member of the 8th wintering team of India to the coldest, driest windiest, and frozen continent “ANTARCTICA”. It is the 5th largest continent, nearly twice the size of Australia, and the least populated continent with an average ice thickness of 1.9 kilometers. The book indicates the selection and training of the team members to execute various engineering tasks on their own to ensure the survival of the entire team. It describes in more or less chronological order the journey of the author throughout the expedition and deals with the challenges and hazards of the harsh winter and how tasks were executed in the hostile environment.

This is a must-read for all those who love adventure and its aim is also to motivate others to embark on such similar adventurous journeys

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    The manuscript is a first-hand account of the expression of the author as a member of the 8th wintering team of India to the coldest, driest windiest, and frozen continent “ANTARCTICA”. It is the 5th largest continent, nearly twice the size of Australia, and the least populated continent with an average ice thickness of 1.9 […]

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ISBN: 9789354726255
SKU: 7364
Publisher: BlueRose Publishers
Publish Date: 2021
Page Count: 177

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Hailing from Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s village,  Mahesh born in January 1949 is a 2nd generation Army Officer as his father Lt. Col CC Patel was also in the Indian Army since 1942. In March 1971 he was commissioned in 237 Engineer Regiment. His is a rare instance, wherein he and his father together were actively involved in 1971 war operations, Mahesh in the Western Front and his father on the Eastern Front.  His son also joined the Army and served in counter-terrorism operations. Brought up in a digital-free world, being fond of sports, he represented Northern Army Command in Cricket and participated in National Yachting Championship in the Enterprise Class of racing boats. During his Army tenure, he got an opportunity to participate as a winter team member of the 10th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica. He is now retired and keeps himself busy with his grandchildren Ethan, Zoe & Isaiah.  

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Weight 0.44 kg
Dimensions 20.32 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm

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