Apsley Cherry-Garrard

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard

Apsley George Benet Cherry-Garrard (January 2, 1886May 18, 1959) was an English explorer of Antarctica.


  • They are extraordinarily like children, these little people of the Antarctic world, either like children, or like old men, full of their own importance and late for dinner, in their black tail-coats and white shirt-fronts — and rather portly withal.
    • The Worst Journey in the World (1922)
    • Personification of penguins.
  • Polar exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time which has been devised.
    • The Worst Journey in the World (1922)

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