Antarctica: The Last Continent

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National Geographic Society, 1999 - Travel - 199 pages
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These handy, take-along volumes are both beautiful destination planners and wonderful armchair adventures. Written in a warm, first-person style, the informative text plus up-to-date maps make for easy vacation planning, while the lush photography and unbeatable price make them great gift items. The first four titles are:
-- Beyond the Horizon: Come to the edge of enchantment: the highlands of Venezuela, Iceland, shaped by fire and ice, and the Chinese kingdom of Muli.

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Kim Heacox is the award-winning author and photographer of close to 20 photography and essay books. As the principal photographer for the Smithsonian Guides to Natural America: The Pacific: Hawai'i, and Alaska, Heacox shot over 150 beautiful full-color photos of parks, wilderness preserves, nature sanctuaries, and scenic wonders. In her book Visions of Wild America: Pioneers of Preservation, Heacox wove the incredible adventures, epiphanies, and successes of important conservationists with their own quotes to present a well-rounded picture of Wild America. Other books produced by Heacox include Alaska's Inside Passage: Photography and Essays, Antarctica: The Last Continent, Alaska's National Parks, and Iditarod Spirit.

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