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Spitsbergen : Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Jan Mayen

Author: Andreas Umbreit
Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt Travel Guides, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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The fourth edition of this critically acclaimed guide introduces travellers to the Arctic islands of Svalbard, Jan Mayen and Franz Josef Land. Fully updated throughout, it includes comprehensive  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Umbreit
ISBN: 9781841622408 1841622400
OCLC Number: 180477043
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: x, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 Background Geography, Climate, Flora, fauna and conservation Chapter 2 History Climatic impacts, Discovery, The period of whaling and hunting, Polar exploration and research, Economic development and sovereignty from 1900, World War II, Post war mining, Tourism, Administration, democracy, legalization and taxation, International relations Chapter 3 Practical Information When to visit, Tour operators and independent travel, Some tour options, Travel for non-tourists, Red tape, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, Disabled travel, What to take, Electricity, Time Chapter 4 In Spitsbergen Tourist information, Money and banking, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Shopping, Photography and video, Media and communications, Sport PART TWO SVARLBARD (Spitsbergen) Chapter 5 Svarlbard's Region Chapter 6 Svarlbard's Settlements and Stations Chapter 7 Cruise Routes PART THREE FRANZ JOSEF LAND AND JAN MAYEN Chapter 8 Franz Josef Land Chapter 9 Jan Mayen Appendix 1 Further Information Index
Responsibility: Andreas Umbreit.

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'A mass of useful information.' The Express 'The definitive travel guide' Simon Calder

 
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