Antarctica: Secrets of the Southern Continent
Firefly Books, 2008 - History - 400 pages
The geology, ecology and biology of the "continent for peace and science."
This comprehensive, fully illustrated and reader-friendly book honors the International Polar Year (2007-08) with a spectacular range of information on Antarctica and the Antarctic Islands, the world's harshest environment.
Antarctica features up-to-date material from an expert team of scientists, expeditioners and historians. Included are more than 600 photographs, illustrations and maps. Among the topics covered are:
Detailed information is found on current issues of land, law and treaties, shipping, resource exploitation, and tourism. Also included are the Antarctic Treaty, a gazetteer and a bibliography.
Front-page news reports cover the relative health of Antarctica. This authoritative book could not be timelier.
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McGonigal has coauthored two previous books (with Lynn Woodworth, also a major contributor here) in this area, Antarctica and the Arctic: The Complete Encyclopedia and Antarctica: The Blue Continent ... Read full review
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