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Great waters; a voyage of natural history to study whales, plankton, and the waters of the Southern Ocean,

Author: Alister Clavering Hardy, Sir.
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1968, ©1967]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st U.S. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hardy, Alister Clavering, Sir.
Great waters.
New York, Harper & Row [1968, ©1967]
(OCoLC)647087723
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alister Clavering Hardy, Sir.
OCLC Number: 422193
Notes: "A guide to the Discovery reports": p. 523-534.
Description: 542 pages illustrations (some color), maps, portraits 22 cm
Contents: Genesis in whaling history --
Purpose, plans and preparations --
Off at last: an introduction to ocean life --
Through tropical seas --
From the line to the Cape- with a visit to Ascension Island --
South-west via Tristan da Cunha --
South Georgia- first encounter --
Whaling and whale research --
Dipping into the depths --
Back at the Cape- the ship improved --
South again- to Bouvet Island and the pack ice --
South Georgia: second round --
Round three --
The knowledge won --
Ideas and speculations --
To the South Orkneys and the South Shetlands --
Antarctic scene --
From the south to Cape Horn --
From Cape Horn to Good Hope via Gough Island --
More about whales --
The kingdom of the krill --
Homeward bound.
Responsibility: by Sir Alister Hardy.

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