Savage Seas

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TV Books, 1999 - Nature - 216 pages
The sea's mysteries and terrors are revealed here through the stories of sailors and survivors, scientists and shippers, surfers and submariners. Savage Seas explores man's dramatic relationship with the sea. Waves and tides, tidal waves, freak tides, riptides and whirlpools: what are they and why do they occur? What happens when humans come in contact with these phenomena? Submarines, deep-sea explorations, deep-sea resources, deepwater life, sea monsters, diving, volcanic hazards, the Bermuda Triangle, cyclones and hurricanes, icebergs, icebreakers: Savage Seas fuses cutting-edge science with fascinating human stories, set against spectacular images.

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About the author (1999)

Rosemary Kingsland is the author of "The Secret Life of a Schoolgirl", her memoir, and "Savage Seas, "from which a PBS special was drawn. She also wrote the highly praised series "Pirates and Treasure Islands" for the Discovery Channel.

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