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    DescriptionNow packed with three additional destination sections, as well as even more breathtaking color photographs, wildlife descriptions, and detailed area maps, this updated edition to a bestselling Antarctican travel guide includes fascinating, full accounts of interesting places, spectacular landscapes, and local plants and wildlife--from penguins and other birds to whales, seals, and myriad mammals. A definitive field guide to Antarctica, this book caters to South Pole visitors traveling by luxury liner, adventure cruise, or private boat. Written by experienced Antarctic travelers who are recognized experts in the continent's wildlife, conservation, and political history, every page offers gorgeous color photographs of the great white south. Special attention is paid to explaining the threats to Antarctic conservation, including global warming, and there are tips on how visitors can minimize their own impact and help preserve this unique continent.


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    Title
    Antarctica Cruising Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Craig Franklin, By (author) Peter Carey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 186 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780958291637
    ISBN 10: 0958291632
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC E4L: TRG
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    LC classification: GV
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TR
    Libri: I-TR
    Abridged Dewey: 910
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MTS
    DC22: 919.8904
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ARCTIC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 97
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23190
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: A5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: TRV028000
    BIC subject category V2: WTLP
    DC22: 919.8
    BISAC V2.8: TRV020000
    BIC subject category V2: 1MTS
    Thema V1.0: WTH, WTLP
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    250 full-colour photographs, 12 maps
    Publisher
    Awa Press
    Imprint name
    Awa Press
    Publication date
    23 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Wellington
    Author Information
    Peter Carey is a zoologist who has made more than 60 trips to Antarctica working as a lecturer and expedition leader. He is the director of the conservation organization Subantarctic Foundation for Ecosystems Research. Craig Franklin is a zoology professor at the University of Queensland and has made more than 20 trips to Antarctica. He has published more than 100 scientific works, including articles in the academic journals Nature and Science.
    Review quote
    "This is a gorgeous book with all you ever wanted to know about the Earth's most unusual and inspiring destination . . . Even those who don't plan to go to Antarctica any time soon will love this inspirational book." --"Destinations"