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Wild Sea : a history of the southern ocean

Author: Joy McCann
Publisher: Kensington, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Unimpeded by any landmass, the mysterious Southern Ocean flows completely around Earth from west to east between the seasonally shifting icy continent of Antarctica and the coastlines and islands of Australia, New Zealand, South America and South Africa. Weaving together sea captains’ journals, whalers’ log books, explorers’ letters, scientific research and ancient beliefs with her own voyage of discovery, Joy  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy McCann
ISBN: 1742235735 9781742235738
OCLC Number: 1023051683
Description: xiv, 258 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Ocean --
Wind --
Coast --
Ice --
Deep --
Current --
Convergence.
Responsibility: Joy McCann.

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Tells the remarkable story of the Southern Ocean, from its birth in deep geological time to the present day. In a hybrid space where science, technology, culture, imagination and myth converge, Wild  Read more...

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