Beyond Cape Horn: Travels in the Antarctic

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Cooper Square Press, Sep 3, 2002 - Travel - 408 pages
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Writer and Antarctic explorer Neider tells of his third trip to the frozen continent, describing the international stations there and the goals they are working toward. Neider also tours the Antarctic landscape, observing the geography and wildlife and evoking it in detail. Devoting scrutiny to the international treaties that protect the continent politically and environmentally, Neider reveals how important those treaties are. Also included in this work are interviews with Antarctic pioneers Sir Charles Wright, Sir Vivian Fuchs, and Laurence Gould.
 

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Contents

Prologue
1
Ross Island Revisited
22
McMurdo Station and Environs
39
Wright and Victoria Valleys
65
Conversation with Sir Charles Wright
77
Glimpses of My Life on the Barton Island
92
The Southern Ocean One
109
The Southern Ocean Two
126
The Palmer Mystery and Argentine Islands
215
A Talk with Sir Vivian Fuchs
247
The Heros Cruise to the South Shetland Islands
268
Conversation with Laurence McKinley Gould
300
The Drake Passage and Tierra del Fuego
328
The Antarctic Treaty
349
The Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
356
Glossary
372

Palmer Station Anvers Island
145
First Days with the British Antarctic Survey
171
Glimpses of My Life on the Bransfield
189

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Charles Neider is the editor of Antarctica: Firsthand Accounts of Exploration and Endurance, Tolstoy: Tales of Courage and Conflict and Life As I Find It: A Treasury of Mark Twain Rarities, among many other books.

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