Antarctica: The Blue Continent

Written by David McGonigal and Dr Lynn Woodworth

Antarctica: The Blue Continent - the fascinating story of Antarctica, the most isolated and spectacular region on earth. Written by polar experts to cover every aspect of the continent, including land formation and geology, climate and ecology, current scientific research and conservation issues.

Explores Antarctica's astonishingly rich wildlife, from whales and deals to penguins and albatrosses. Heroic tales of the adventures of explorers such as Amundsen, Shackleton and Scott in the coldest, driest and windiest place in the world. Hundreds of colour photographs and illustrations, as well as detailed regional maps and thematic maps showing wildlife distribution, explorers' routes and more.

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