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    DescriptionThis is a paperback edition of Wild Fiordland, which was shortlisted for the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 1997. It is a major work of regional natural history introducing a New Zealand World Heritage Area, Fiordland National Park. In a world largely modified by humans, Fiordland is a breathing space for nature. It is one of the planet's great wilderness areas, where monumental landscapes combine with a mosaic of miniature worlds. Located on the southwest coast of New Zealand, much of Fiordland s landscape was formed by great valleys carved out by glaciers which are now half-drowned. Wild Fiordland is for travellers, nature-lovers, and scientists alike.

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    Wild Fiordland
    Discovering the Natural History of a World Heritage Area
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Neville Peat, By (author) Brian Patrick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9781877372278
    ISBN 10: 1877372277

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    BISAC V2.8: TRU004000
    DC21: 508.9396
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 508.93/96
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    LC classification: QH197.5 P425 2005
    DC22: 508.9396
    Thema V1.0: WQH, R
    Illustrations note
    colour photos
    Otago University Press
    Imprint name
    Otago University Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "For those interested in getting behind the picture postcard image that is often the only impression many people have of this unique part of the world, Wild Fiordland is a must read... With over 200 full colour photographs and easy to read text, the book is a great way to discover the intricacies and delights of this "breathing space for nature". -- Timaru Herald, May 1997.