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Antarctic Peninsula - A Visitor's Guide

Antarctic Peninsula - A Visitor's Guide

By British Antarctic Survey

Antarctic Peninsula: A Visitor's Guide is written and illustrated by experts from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and is the essential companion for anyone visiting this special place. Focusing on the geography and physical phenomena of this remote region, it contains all the information visitors will need during their trip. It describes and explains the geographical setting, climate and weather, geology, glaciology and much more, and includes the location of research stations and historic sites. Drawing on the world-class scientific and cartographic expertise of BAS, the guide is illustrated with striking colour photographs and detailed maps throughout.

Published: 2012 by Natural History Museum, London

Price: £20.00 (VAT not chargeable)

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Antarctica - an intimitate portrait of the world's most mysterious continent

Antarctica - an intimitate portrait of the world's most mysterious continent

By Gabrielle Walker

Gabrielle Walker, consultant to New Scientist magazine and regular broadcaster with the BBC, made five trips to Antarctica between 1998 and 2008. Her book weaves this personal experience into an intricate tapestry made up of science, natural history and stories of exploration.

Published: 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing, London

Price: £8.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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Due South - An Antarctic Journal

Due South - An Antarctic Journal

By John Kelly

Due South catalogues moments in time experienced during a journey to Antarctica. John Kelly was artist with the British Antarctic Survey, and his writing reflects the great migration of life at the margins, on land and in sea, dictated by the seasons.

Published: 2004 by

Price: £4.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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Latitude North

Latitude North

By Charles Moseley

Part travelogue, part history, part memoir of northern lands and seas, by a traveller and scholar. This hardback book describes a haunting world, where the voices of the past are never quiet. From Charles Moseley's account of the last days of the Viking settlements in Greenland to his own experiences on the melting glaciers of Spitsbergen, he reminds us how deceptive are human ideas of permanance. and how fragile are the systems of these starkly beautiful lands.

Published: 2015 by IndieBooks

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The Northwest Passage - Atlantic to Pacific: A Portrait and Guide

The Northwest Passage - Atlantic to Pacific: A Portrait and Guide

By Tony Soper

The quest for the Northwest Passage has long haunted the human imagination, and this quest cost many ships and many more lives. Finally, Roald Amundsen sailed the transit from the Atlantic to the Pacific in 1906. Global warming is affecting Arctic ice and intrepid tourists can now travel through the Passage aboard expedition ships. Tony Soper describes the highlights - from Inuit settlements to beluga whales - and tells the fascinating tales of the early explorers. This is an absorbing read and a practical resource for those lucky enough to be making the trip.

Published: 2012 by Bradt

Price: £14.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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The Sea Book

The Sea Book

By John Kelly

The sea plays a prominent role in our lives whether viewed from the shore or experienced first hand on the expanses of the oceans. John Kelly describes these moments and those of our imaginations, as he travels at sea and along the shorelines of the polar regions.

Published: 2016 by Modus

Price: £11.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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South Georgia - Gateway to Antarctica

South Georgia - Gateway to Antarctica

By Ludwig Kohl-Larsen

Along with his wife and a photographer the author spent a summer camped in various parts of the island, exploring the interior on skis, collecting natural history specimens and filming. This is the story of this private expedition, translated for the first time from German. Kohl-Larsen went on to become an important anthropologist, studying the Lapps in Scandinavia, and nomadic tribes first in Persia and later in East Africa.

Published: 2003 by Bluntisham Books, Huntingdon, England

Price: £24.95 (VAT not chargeable)

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Southern Ocean Cruising

Southern Ocean Cruising

By Sally and Jerome Poncet

The first edition of Southern Ocean Cruising was written in 1991 to provide guidance to visitors, and the yachting community in particular, on environmental regulations that apply in Antarctica and in the sub-Antarctic islands. The comprehensive revisions and updates in this edition reflect important changes to the regulations that apply in the region, including to legislation, safety provisions, environmental protection guidelines, protected areas, historic sites and station locations. Practical guidance is given on minimizing impacts and on where to find additional information resources. Aimed at expeditions, but useful to all wanting to help protect this remote and still largely pristine wilderness.

Published: 2007 by Environmental Research and Assessment Ltd

Price: £12.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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Svalbard (Spitsbergen): with Franz Josef Land and Jan Mayen

Svalbard (Spitsbergen): with Franz Josef Land and Jan Mayen

By Andreas Umbreit

This guide to the Arctic archipelago includes extensive information on the history, wildlife and landscape of a unique destination with detailed information on national parks and areas of exploration unavailable in other books. It is essential reading for visitors to the region and serves as an introduction to scientists, journalists, politicians and polar enthusiasts.

Published: 2013 by Bradt

Price: £17.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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True North

True North

By Gavin Francis

The stark, vast beauty of the remote European Arctic has been the focus of human dreams and voyages of exploration for thousands of years. In a compelling blend of travel writing, history and mythology, Gavin Francis offers this unique portrait of the northern fringes of Europe.

His journey begins in the Shetland Isles and takes him to the Faroes, Iceland, Greenland, then Svalbard and on to Lapland. Following in the footsteps of the region's earliest pioneers, Francis reflects on how Arctic Europe is adapting to the challenges of the 21st century - including the threat of climate change - and provides sharply observed insights into the lives of the people he encounters along the way.

Published: 2008 by Polygon

Price: £9.99 (VAT not chargeable)

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