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The silent landscape : the scientific voyage of HMS Challenger

Author: R M Corfield
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the scientific voyage of the HMS Challenger, which set out in 1872 from Portsmouth, England, to map and sample the ocean floor.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R M Corfield
ISBN: 0309089042 9780309089043 0309505909 9780309505901
OCLC Number: 52386350
Description: xiv, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Threshold of the deep --
The desert under the sea --
The restless earth --
Kingdoms of mud and lime --
Climate triggers and Bermudan secrets --
Kelp and cold light --
The library of time --
The grim latitudes --
The lost world --
The echoes of evolution --
The groaning planet --
Dreams of big science.
Responsibility: Richard Corfield.
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Tells the story of the scientific voyage of the HMS Challenger, which set out in 1872 from Portsmouth, England, to map and sample the ocean floor.

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