Now packed with three additional destination sections, as well as even more breathtaking color photographs, wildlife descriptions, and detailed area maps, this updated edition to a bestselling Antarctican travel guide includes fascinating, full accounts of interesting places, spectacular landscapes, and local plants and wildlife--from penguins and other birds to whales, seals, and myriad mammals. A definitive field guide to Antarctica, this book caters to South Pole visitors traveling by luxury liner, adventure cruise, or private boat. Written by experienced Antarctic travelers who are recognized experts in the continent's wildlife, conservation, and political history, every page offers gorgeous color photographs of the great white south. Special attention is paid to explaining the threats to Antarctic conservation, including global warming, and there are tips on how visitors can minimize their own impact and help preserve this unique continent.
"This is a gorgeous book with all you ever wanted to know about the Earth's most unusual and inspiring destination . . . Even those who don't plan to go to Antarctica any time soon will love this inspirational book." --"Destinations"
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 27th November 2009
Publisher: Awa Press
Dimensions (cm): 18.5 x 13.4 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.497