Antarctica Cruising Guide
Includes Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Ross Sea
A guide to Antarctica cruising, includes information on the stunning Ross Sea and Ice Shelf, South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, and the historic Scott and Shackleton Huts. It presents the natural history of over 30 sea birds and mammals and also contains descriptions of nearly 30 of the most popular sites in the region.
This is the definitive field travel guide to Antarctica for visitors travelling by luxury liner, adventure cruise or private boat. The authors by Peter Carey and Craig Franklin are recognised world experts in Antarctic travel, wildlife and conservation, and 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 200 colour photographs, and 7 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
Auteur(s): Franklin, C.
Uitgeverij: Awa Press
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