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The Island of South Georgia

By: R Headland
293 pages, Illus
The Island of South Georgia
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  • The Island of South Georgia ISBN: 9780521424745 Paperback May 1992 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
  • The Island of South Georgia ISBN: 9780521252744 Hardback Dec 1984 Out of Print #379
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Extensively illustrated paperback edition on this remote and beautiful island in the Antarctic. Covers natural history, whaling and sealing history and war history.


List of illustrations; Foreword Sir Rex Hunt CMG; Preface; 1. Geography, administration and population; 2. Discovery of and first landing on South Georgia; 3. Early history and the first epoch of sealing; 4. Expeditions, visits and other events on South Georgia from 1882; 5. Whaling, second sealing and settlement; 6. Travel and communications; 7. Physical sciences; the land, ocean and atmosphere; 8. The natural history of South Georgia; 9. Military action, events on South Georgia in 1982 and the island's future; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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By: R Headland
293 pages, Illus
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Review of the hardback: 'His deep interest in South Georgia and his detailed knowledge of its natural environment and history shines through in his comprehensive account of the island.' The Times Higher Education Supplement Review of the hardback: 'I assert at once that this is a truly splendid book by a knowledgeable scholar, catholic in interest and qualified by extensive personal experience of the island.' Geographical Journal
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