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Record #191858:

Walking in circles: cognition and science in high places / William L. Fox.

Title: Walking in circles: cognition and science in high places / William L. Fox.
Author(s): Fox, William L.
Date: 2008.
Publisher: London: I.B. Tauris
In: High places : cultural geographies of mountains and ice. (2008.),
Abstract: Discusses problem of cognitive dissonance in isotropic spaces and how humans become lost in spaces that appear much the same in all direction, and process by which human cognition interacts with land to transform it into landscape and with empty space to turn it into place. Considers in particular crater of Mt Erebus on Ross Island, Antarctica.
Notes:

In: High places : cultural geographies of mountains and ice / Denis Cosgrove, Veronica della Dora, eds.

Keywords: 113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
528.93 -- Cartography, topographical.
J -- Social sciences.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*76) -- Ross Dependency.
(*764) -- Ross Island.
SPRI record no.: 191858

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