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Antarctica, the last wilderness

by Jonathan Bocknek

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Smart Apple Media in North Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica,
  • Antarctica.
    • Subjects:
    • Antarctica -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Antarctica.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[text adaptation, Jonathan Bocknek].
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesUnderstanding global issues
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG863 .B63 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3578442M
      ISBN 101583403566
      LC Control Number2002156591

      Antarctica is the last truly unexplored wilderness in the world, and the source of endless fascination for scientists, explorers, and following titles examine different themes in the study of this mysterious on each picture to see that item in the library's catalog. Printable list (with additional titles). About Antarctica. The award-winning author of the Mars trilogy takes readers to the last pure wilderness on Earth in this powerful and majestic novel. “Antarctica may well be the best novel of the best ecological novelist around.”—Locus.

      The Antarctic is the planet’s last true wilderness. Its rugged landscape is almost terrifying, yet utterly intoxicating. Nature rules here; it is the sort of place that reminds you of how small.   ‎Antarctica is amongst the last unspoilt regions of the world. The mysteries of this great white continent have been the root of of many unprecedented achievements in Polar exploration. Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen are all names that provoke thoughts of bravery and accomplishment. This 5/5(7).

      This is no distant planet--it is the last pure wilderness on earth. A stark and inhospitable place, its landscape poses a challenge to survival; yet its strange, silent beauty has long fascinated scientists and adventurers. Now Antarctica faces an uncertain future.   While more t travelers visit the periphery of Antarctica by cruise a year, only about venture into the interior of this last great .


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Antarctica - the world's last great wilderness. A warming climate and an ever-expanding commercial fishing industry are threatening Antarctica and its iconic creatures. The Continent of Antarctica is a richly illustrated account of the Antarctic continent, covering the physical environment, biology and history, as well as examining the future and environmental implications for the rest of the planet.

The book draws on the authors’ own experiences during many seasons of fieldwork on the continent and. Antarctica is called the last wilderness because it is the only place that we have not spoiled. humans have not yet!. used for materials or put buildings on. Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us SmartNews History Science Beijing views Antarctica as the last great or for what future human generations might do once the last wilderness on Earth.

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