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Antarctic Oasis Terrestrial Environments and History of the Vestfold Hills by John Pickard

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Published by Academic Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural History,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Geology (General),
  • Vestfold Hills (Antarctica)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9283218M
ISBN 10012554460X
ISBN 109780125544603

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After twenty-five years of cruising the world's oceans, renowned blue-water sailors Pauline and Tim Carr found themselves being drawn to the lonely places of the higher latitudes to . Antarctic Oasis: Under the Spell of South Georgia by Pauline Carr, Tim Carr. W. W. Norton & Company. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. After twenty-five years of cruising the world's oceans, renowned sailors Pauline and Tim Carr found themselves drawn to the lonely places of the higher latitudes to experience earth's last unspoiled regions. Antarctic Oasis records the culmination of those exploits. Antarctic Oasis by Pauline Carr, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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