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End of the earth : voyages to Antarctica

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2003.
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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  Read more...
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Matthiessen, Peter.
End of the earth.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2003
(OCoLC)607075106
Named Person: Peter Matthiessen; Peter Matthiessen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0792250591 9780792250593 0792268369 9780792268369
OCLC Number: 52165927
Description: 242 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: 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  Read more...

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