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Trial of strength : adventures and misadventures on the wild and remote Subantarctic Islands

Author: Shona Riddell
Publisher: Dunedin : Exisle Publishing Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe in the 'Roaring Forties' and 'Furious Fifties' latitudes. Trial of Strength tells the compelling stories of the men and women who have braved these unique islands and will leave you with an appreciation for the tenacity of the human race and the forbidding forces of nature"--Publisher information.
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Genre/Form: Staff pick
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shona Riddell
ISBN: 9781775593560 1775593568
OCLC Number: 1023487343
Description: 254 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Discovery --
Exploration --
Maungahuka --
Hardwicke --
Shipwrecks --
Transit of Venus --
Wreck-watch --
Pastoral leases --
'Cape Expedition" --
Macquarie island --
Campbell Island Meteorological station --
Conservation --
Tourism.
Responsibility: Shona Riddell.

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