ISBN: 9780958262941 (0958262942) by Peter Carey & Craig Franklin
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 Antarctic 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 and there are tips on how visitors can minimize their own impact on and help preserve this unique continent.
Measuring 5 x 7 inches, this beautiful little book fits neatly into a parka pocket and is fully illustrated with over 200 colour photographs and seven maps.
Peter Carey is a zoologist who has made more than 60 trips to Antarctica working as a lecturer and expedition leader. He is director of the conservation organization SAFER (Subantarctic Foundation for Ecosystems Research). Craig Franklin is a zoology professor at the University of Queensland and has made more than 20 trips to Antarctica. He has published more than 100 scientific works, including articles in the academic journals Nature and Science. 240 pages, 5 x 7, 240 Color Photos, 12 Maps, Four-color Interior. Pub 2009.