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Author: Conrad Glass; Chris Bates
Publisher: New York : Polperro Heritage Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story of the Tristan islanders, told by a direct descendant of the first settler there 200 years ago.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Glass, Conrad.
Rockhopper Copper.
New York : Polperro Heritage Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Conrad Glass; Chris Bates
ISBN: 9780953001231 0953001237
OCLC Number: 819624203
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; CONTENTS; Editor's Notes to the the Second Edition; Foreword; Acknowledgements; A BRIEF HISTORY OF TRISTAN DA CUNHA; THE 1961 ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO: THROUGH THE EYES OF MY FAMILY; THE 1961 ERUPTION: THE OUTSIDE WORLD ... AND HOME AGAIN; ALL IN A DAY'S WORK; A SATURDAY AT THE PATCHES; A ROCKHOPPER COPPER AT WORK: CONSERVATION PATROL AND POLICING THE PENGUINS; A DAY ON THE MOUNTAIN HERDING SHEEP; SEARCH & RESCUE REPORTS; RESCUE ATTEMPT ON GOUGH ISLAND: NOVEMBER 2000; TOURISM AND IMMIGRATION; VISITING CRUISE SHIPS: NOT ALWAYS PLAIN SAILING. CREWING A LONGBOAT TO NIGHTINGALETHE CANTON'S LAST VOYAGE TO NIGHTINGALE; LEGENDS OF TRISTAN; THE HURRICANE THAT STRUCK TRISTAN IN 2001; STAMPS, COINS AND HANDICRAFTS; PERSONAL GLIMPSES; APPENDIX; GLOSSARY; Plates; Copyright.

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The life and times of the people of Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited island on Earth.  Read more...

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