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End of the earth : voyages to Antarctica

Auteur : Peter Matthiessen
Éditeur : Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2003.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Brilliantly attuned to the transience of nature and painfully aware of the precariousness of a polar environment facing global warming, Peter Matthiessen provides an exquisite account of his voyage through the islands surrounding Antarctica. In lyrical prose, Matthiessen describes the wildlife he encounters and the region it inhabits, along with historical information regarding the greatest pioneers and adventurers  Lire la suite...
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Matthiessen, Peter.
End of the earth.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2003
(OCoLC)607075106
Personne nommée : Peter Matthiessen; Peter Matthiessen
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Peter Matthiessen
ISBN : 0792250591 9780792250593 0792268369 9780792268369
Numéro OCLC : 52165927
Description : 242 p. : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Responsabilité : Peter Matthiessen.
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The author recounts his voyage through the islands around Antarctica, describing the region's wildlife as well as the region itself while sharing historical information about the pioneers and  Lire la suite...

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