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 Content updated daily - visit lonelyplanet.com
 

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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

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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