Antarctica cruising guide

Carey, Peter and Franklin, Craig Antarctica cruising guide 3rd ed. Wellington, New Zeaalnd: Awa Press, 2015.

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Author Carey, Peter
Franklin, Craig
Title Antarctica cruising guide
Place of Publication Wellington, New Zeaalnd
Publisher Awa Press
Publication year 2015
Sub-type Reference work, encyclopaedia, manual or handbook
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Edition 3rd
ISBN 9781927249253
Language eng
Total number of pages 292
Collection year 2016
Abstract/Summary This updated 3rd edition includes exciting new material with more images, maps and information on environmental concerns such as climate change and threats to conservation. Ross Sea & Ice Shelf (most visited by New Zealand and Australian travellers), Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the historic Scott and Shackleton huts are also covered in this new edition. For many people, an Antarctic cruise is the dream of a lifetime. This is the definitive field guide to Antarctica for visitors travelling by luxury liner, adventure cruise or private boat. The authors are recognised world experts in Antarctic travel, wildlife and conservation. The book is illustrated throughout with outstanding colour photographs. Included are descriptions of the 26 most popular visitor sites on the Antarctic Peninsula, and the natural history of over 30 species of birds and mammals. Special attention is paid to explaining the threats to Antarctic conservation, including global warming, and there are tips on how visitors can minimise their own impact and help preserve this unique continent. Measuring 5 x 7 inches, this beautiful little book fits neatly into a parka pocket and is fully illustrated with over 250 colour photographs, and 12 maps. Includes full & fascinating descriptions of - interesting places - spectacular landscapes - breathtaking ice forms - penguins & sea birds - whales, seals & other mammals - amazing plant life - politics and history of the continent
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