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Antarctica: An Encyclopedia from Abbott Ice Shelf to Zooplankton

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Arranged alphabetically and extensively cross-referenced, this fact-packed, definitive guide to Antarctica includes over 1,000 entries and 250 photographs covering climate, geology, natural history, exploration, science, tourism and conservation.

An indispensable reference for the curious, the armchair traveler, the budding scientist and the environmentalist, Antarctica wil
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published September 7th 2002 by Firefly Books (first published 2002)
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Linda
Aug 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
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This encyclopedia, while informative, did not evoke the atmosphere of heroic exploration, danger, and adventure that I associate with Antarctica, the continent. Mildly disappointing.
Marty Essen
Feb 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"Antarctica: An Encyclopedia from Abbott Ice Shelf to Zooplankton" is a gem that everyone interested in Antarctica should pick up. It has natural history, explorer history, photos, maps, and just about anything else you could want in an Antarctica encyclopedia. When I wrote the Antarctica chapter for my book, this encyclopedia was always within reach to verify animal and explorer facts.

My hope is that someday an updated version of "Antarctica: An Encyclopedia from Abbott Ice Shelf to Zooplankton
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