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The loneliest continent

Robert Silverberg

The loneliest continent

the story of Antarctic discovery

by Robert Silverberg

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Jarrolds in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antarctica -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG870 S5 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7;279p.
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17293698M

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The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery. Walker Chapman (Author) pages. An older book off of my To Read Pile It was an excellent read through covering Antarctic exploration in both breadth and depth/5.

The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery Hardcover – January 1, by Walker Chapman (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery by Chapman, Walker A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. The dust jacket is missing.

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Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW *Until the fifteenth century the land in the southern hemisphere was unvisited by the Europeans, who vaguely spoke of it as Terra Australis Incognita and who make up fantastic theories about its geography. The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery, New York Graphic Society Hard cover book, pp.

The Loneliest Continent: The Story. Greenwish: New York Graphic Society Publishers, Ltd., FIRST EDITION. With selections from the most important of the Antarctic works: SCOTT’S LAST EXPEDITION, THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD, THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC, SOUTH, THE SOUTH POLE and Byrd’s major works, ALONE, DISCOVERY and LITTLE AMERICA.

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Seeing people at the grocery store or the book store may be all the contact a person. Antarctica (UK: / æ n ˈ t ɑːr k t ɪ k ə / or / æ n ˈ t ɑːr t ɪ k ə /, US: / æ n t ˈ ɑːr k t ɪ k ə / ()) is Earth's southernmost contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern 14, square kilometres (5, Area: 14, km² (5, sq mi).

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