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Antarctica

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Exploration and Discovery:Antarctica

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Breaking the Ice, Butler, Rowan
1 Butler, Rowan
Breaking the Ice
Australia: Albatross Books: 1988: 086760087X / 9780867600872: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: The author's account of four expeditions between 1981 and 1986 to the challenging environment of Antarctica. 159 pages with Appendixes, Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. Illustrated with numerous photos.: 05857: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Ocean Enough and Time: Discovering the Waters Around Antarctica, Gorman, James
2 Gorman, James
Ocean Enough and Time: Discovering the Waters Around Antarctica
New York: HarperCollins: 1995: 0060166207 / 9780060166205: First Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: 190 pp., Notes, Index, black & white photos. The author travels the Antarctic waters, its islands, McMurdo Station, and goes inland to retrace the steps of Amundsen, Scott, and other lesser-known explorers. From the dust jacket write-up: "The Southern Ocean - a vast belt of cold, fertile water that laps at Antarctica's icy shores - offers a cold shoulder to the casual visitor. Historically only those with mechanical might or fiercely strong wills have penetrated its forbidding bounds to explore or exploit. It is little understood and written about even less. Enter James Gorman, whose trenchant analysis and crystalline prose part the veil that hides the Southern Ocean from our understanding and appreciation.": 05891: 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Ocean Enough and Time: Discovering the Waters Around Antarctica, Gorman, James
3 Gorman, James
Ocean Enough and Time: Discovering the Waters Around Antarctica
New York: HarperCollins: 1995: 0060166207 / 9780060166205: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Couple of small remainder marks to the bottom edge of the page block, otherwise fine. 190 pp., Notes, Index, black & white photos. The author travels the Antarctic waters, its islands, McMurdo Station, and goes inland to retrace the steps of Amundsen, Scott, and other lesser-known explorers. From the dust jacket write-up: "The Southern Ocean - a vast belt of cold, fertile water that laps at Antarctica's icy shores - offers a cold shoulder to the casual visitor. Historically only those with mechanical might or fiercely strong wills have penetrated its forbidding bounds to explore or exploit. It is little understood and written about even less. Enter James Gorman, whose trenchant analysis and crystalline prose part the veil that hides the Southern Ocean from our understanding and appreciation.": 08534: 
Price: 7.00 USD
 
 
The Ice: A Journey to Antarctica, Pyne, Stephen J.
4 Pyne, Stephen J.
The Ice: A Journey to Antarctica
Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa Press: 1987: 0877451524 / 9780877451525: 2nd Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: 428 pp., Notes, Sources, Index.: 05866: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 



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