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Record #180806:

Slicing the silence: voyaging to Antarctica / Tom Griffiths.

Title: Slicing the silence: voyaging to Antarctica / Tom Griffiths.
Author(s): Griffiths, Tom.
Date: 2007.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press
Abstract: Environmental historian interweaves reflections on history of human experiences in Antarctica with account of 2002-03 voyage aboard Polar Bird to Casey station as humanities fellow with Australian Antarctic Division. Includes roaring forties in days of sail; Antarctica as barometer of global climate; and science and exploration in Heroic Age. Discusses emotional experience of polar night, importance of food for morale, and coping with solitude.
Keywords: 113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
159.922.25 -- Psychology, influence of climate and weather.
159.922.27 -- Psychology, influence of society or its absence.
92 -- Biographies: Griffiths, Tom.
551.58 -- Climatology.
551.55 -- Wind and air turbulence.
711.42(2) -- Settlements and stations, specific: Casey.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1947- Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 2002-03 ANARE.
Y -- Descriptive general accounts.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*74) -- Australian Antarctic Territory.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*7)[2007]
ISBN: 9780674026339
SPRI record no.: 180806

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