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Antarctic Explorer: Visitor's Map of the Antarctic Peninsula Region and map of the Antarctic Continent

  • Illustrated biographies of 30 notes explorers
  • Colour photos of Antarctic scenes and wildlife
  • Five heroic routes

Series: Ocean Explorer Maps

By: Nigel Sitwell(Author)

colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations, colour maps, scale: 1 : 2 750 000 (Peninsula) and 1 : 12 250 000 (continent); dimensions: 100 × 69 cm

Ocean Explorer Maps

Map | Nov 2009 | #183259 | ISBN-13: 9780954371760
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

About this map

A fold-out visitor's map (scale 1 : 2 750 000 for the Antarctic Peninsula Region and 1 : 12 250 000 for the Antarctic Continent), that measures approximately 100 × 69 cm (W × H) when unfolded. On one side there is a map of the Antarctic continent, around which succinct biographies of Antarctic explorers from William Spiers Bruce to Edward Wilson are shown. On the other side there are many fine colour photographs of seals, penguins and other Antarctic wildlife, together with an inset box summarising the Antarctic Treaty and other information on Antarctic waters, Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego, the Beagle Channel, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Aimed at visitors arriving by sea.

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- Map of Antarctica including Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands (Malvinas), South Georgia, South Orkneys and South Shetlands (1 : 2 750 000)
- map of the Antarctic continent including an enlargement of the Ross Island region (1 : 12 250 000)
- the explorers
- the Antarctic Treaty

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