Antarctica. Ediz. Inglese

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Lonely Planet, 2008 - Travel - 380 pages
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Discover Antarctica

Feel the salty kiss of sea mist when nearby whales exhale their startlingly loud 'ffffffffffffffffff' next to your boat
Sneak a peak a the secret harbor of Deception Island, where you can sail inside a restless volcano
Pay homage to intrepid explorers at their base camps, where objects remain eerily preserved a century later

In This Guide

Five authors, 30 specialists, a supporting cast of thousands of emperor penguins
Expanded coverage of environmental issues, climate change and ways travelers can make a difference
Complete pre-trip planning information for visits by air, private yacht, cruise ship or resupply vessel
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Write the summary. Antaractica is that magical land of the far south of the world. It's so wild and beautiful that it's hard to describe what it feels like to be there. It is coldest, windest place on ... Read full review

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very interesting i will buy 5 copies

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Contents

Destination
15
Itineraries
22
Private Expeditions
64
The Culture
84
Environment
92
Environmental
100
Antarctic Science
146
South Georgia
175
Antarctic Peninsula
263
Rongé Island
269
Marguerite Bay
275
Ross Sea
281
Drygalski Ice Tongue
287
Ross Ice Shelf
300
Maitri Station
306
Transportation
344

Falkland Islands
189
Other Peri
229
Îles Kerguelen
235
Île Amsterdam
242
Balleny Islands
248
Scott Island
255
Health
353
The Authors
361
Index
370
ISLANDS p230
376
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About the author (2008)

Matthew has authored more than twenty guidebooks for Lonely Planet, and covered far-flung destinations from the Darien Gap to the Dead Sea. He is also a trained anthropologist, epidemiologist and an aspiring economist with academic interests in natural resource management and food security. When he?s not in graduate school, out in the field or on assignment, he likes to spend his time exploring the American West with his parents, or catching up with the in-laws on the foothills of Mt. Fuji.

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