Antarctica Cruising Guide: Fourth Edition: Includes Antarctic Peninsula, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Ross Sea
ISBN: 1927249619
EAN13: 9781927249611
Language: English
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Antarctica Cruising Guide: Fourth Edition: Includes Antarctic Peninsula, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Ross Sea

Book Overview
Now packed with even more breathtaking color photographs, wildlife descriptions, and detailed area maps, this updated fourth edition of this bestselling Antarctica travel guide includes fascinating, full accounts of interesting places, spectacular landscapes, and local plants and wildlife--from penguins and other seabirds 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 scientists and travel guides who are recognized experts in the continent's wildlife, conservation, and political history, every page offers gorgeous color photographs of the great white south. This new edition pays special attention to explaining the threats to Antarctic conservation, including from climate change, global warming, and plastics pollution, and includes tips on how visitors can minimize their own impact and help preserve this unique continent.