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Antarctica : an encyclopedia

Author: John Stewart
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Co., Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2011. 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second edition.; [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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This second edition of the 1990 Library Journal "Best Reference" book, four years in the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the first editions entries to 30,000, covering geographical features, historical events, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, scientific stations, tour operators, scientific terms, birds, animals, insects, flora,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 volumes (viii, 1758 pages)
(DLC) 2011014292
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Stewart
ISBN: 9781784021924 electronic version 178402192X
OCLC Number: 864825710
Notes: A-Z.
Description: 1 online resource (36,781 entries)
Responsibility: John Stewart.

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This second edition provides a complete A-Z of Antarctica. The approximately 30,000 entries include geographical features, significant historical events, explorers, expeditions, ships, scientists,  Read more...

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"still the most comprehensive subject resource...this set's breadth and detail is unsurpassed"--Library Journal; "this well-regarded encyclopedia continues to be a remarkable resource...highly Read more...

 
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