Antarctic Wildlife

A Visitor's Guide

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Author: James Lowen

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691150338

Category: Nature

Page: 240

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First published in 2011 by WILDGuides, Ltd.

A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia

Second Edition

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Author: Sally Poncet,Kim Crosbie

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691156581

Category: Nature

Page: 184

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This is the only illustrated guide specifically tailored to the needs of visitors to this remote and captivating part of the world, and it is the ideal book for armchair naturalists. A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia features hundreds of color photographs of the diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery to be found at this unique tourist destination. It includes extensive and up-to-date coverage of all wildlife groups--from albatrosses and petrels to seals and penguins--as well as color maps and detailed information for the 23 key visitor sites. This stunning photographic guide describes the history, geology, and culture of South Georgia. It also provides a checklist of all fauna and flora as well as valuable tips for visitors to the islands, and the book's wirebound format enables it to fold out flat for easy use in a water-protective holder. Features hundreds of photos Covers all wildlife groups Includes maps and information for the 23 key visitor sites Describes South Georgia's unique history, geology, and culture Provides a checklist of all fauna and flora Gives valuable tips for visitors

The Antarctic Dive Guide

Fully Revised and Updated Third Edition

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Author: Lisa Eareckson Kelley

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400865999

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

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The Antarctic Dive Guide is the first and only dive guide to the seventh continent, until recently the exclusive realm of scientific and military divers. Today, however, the icy waters of Antarctica have become the extreme destination for recreational divers wishing to explore beyond the conventional and observe the strange marine life that abounds below the surface. This book is packed with information about the history of diving in Antarctica and its wildlife, and features stunning underwater photography. The Antarctic Dive Guide covers 31 key dive sites on the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia and includes maps and detailed guidance on how best to explore each site. Essential information is also provided on how to choose and prepare for travel to this remote region, and diving techniques for subzero waters. This book is an indispensable resource for anyone considering diving in Antarctica, and an exciting read for anyone interested in this little-explored underwater world. This fully revised and updated third edition: Covers 4 new dive sites Features revised and updated information for the other 27 sites covered Includes new sections on the Sea Leopard Project and natural product chemistry from Antarctic marine organisms

Madagascar Wildlife

A Visitor's Guide

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Author: Hilary Bradt,Nick Garbutt,Derek Schuurman

Publisher: Bradt Publications

ISBN: 9781841620299

Category: Travel

Page: 138

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A celebration in full colour of Madagascar's wildlife. Key parks and reserves, features on evolution, camouflage, wildlife at night, conservation, wildlife watching and photography.

52 Wildlife Weekends

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Author: James Lowen

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1841624640

Category: Travel

Page: 248

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This first guide to British wildlife experiences packaged into 52 weekend-sized breaks highlights the best of British wildlife - from tiny silver-spotted skippers to gargantuan basking sharks, from seabird skyscrapers to autumn fungi. For both the experienced wildlife tourist and the novice, the suggestions criss-cross England, Scotland and Wales. With stunning colour photos the author shows when, where and how to see Britain's most exciting wildlife - complete with inspiring itineraries, engaging descriptions, detailed directions and tips on how to find, identify and enjoy British animals and plants. Each entry gives details on species of interest, the landscapes they inhabit and on how to plan the weekend. An 'at a glance' box summarizes details with a thumbnail map. Each entry suggests accommodation.

Antarctica Cruising Guide

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Author: Peter Carey,Peter Wright Carey,Craig Franklin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 233

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Antarctica is Earth's most unusual and inspiring travel destination. Whether you've booked your ticket or are just dreaming of the ultimate journey, this beautiful field guide will lead you into a magic, untouched world. This guide includes information on the history, conservation, geology and landscapes and much more.

Antarctica Cruising Guide 4th Edition

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Author: Peter Carey,Craig Franklin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781927249611

Category: Travel

Page: 240

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Now packed with even more breathtaking color photographs, wildlife descriptions, and detailed area maps, this updated fourth edition of this bestselling Antarctica travel guide includes fascinating, full accounts of interesting places, spectacular landscapes, and local plants and wildlife--from penguins and other seabirds 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 scientists and travel guides who are recognized experts in the continent's wildlife, conservation, and political history, every page offers gorgeous color photographs of the great white south. This new edition pays special attention to explaining the threats to Antarctic conservation, including from climate change, global warming, and plastics pollution, and includes tips on how visitors can minimize their own impact and help preserve this unique continent.

Antarctica

A Guide to the Wildlife

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Author: Tony Soper,Dafila Scott

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781841622385

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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Both a beautiful and practical guidebook, Bradt’s Antarctica Wildlife has remained a perennial favourite with cruise voyagers to this remarkable continent and a book suitable for natural history lovers to dip into. This guide covers Antarctica’s major land, sea and air species. Each mammal, bird or creature has been illustrated with a fine original watercolor by Dafila Scott, with a concise but descriptive passage by high-profile natural historian, Tony Soper. An ideal gift or souvenir for travelers on tour, it also makes a perfect armchair read and would grace a coffee table or library collection.

A Wildlife Guide to Chile

Continental Chile, Chilean Antarctica, Easter Island, Juan Fernández Archipelago

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Author: Sharon Chester

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400831500

Category: Nature

Page: 400

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This is the first comprehensive English-language field guide to the wildlife of Chile and its territories--Chilean Antarctica, Easter Island, Juan Fernández, and San Félix y San Ambrosio. From bats to butterflies, lizards to llamas, and ferns to flamingos, A Wildlife Guide to Chile covers the country's common plants and animals. The color plates depict species in their natural environments with unmatched vividness and realism. The combination of detailed illustrations and engaging, succinct, and authoritative text make field identification quick, easy, and accurate. Maps, charts, and diagrams provide information about landforms, submarine topography, marine environment, climate, vegetation zones, and the best places to view wildlife. This is an essential guide to Chile's remarkable biodiversity. The only comprehensive English-language guide to Chile's common flora and fauna The first guide to cover Chile and its territories--Chilean Antarctica, Easter Island, Juan Fernández, and San Félix y San Ambrosio 120 full-color plates allow quick identification of more than 800 species Accompanying text describes species size, shape, color, habitat, and range Descriptions list size, distribution, and English, Spanish, and scientific names Information on the best spots to view wildlife, including major national parks Compact and lightweight--a perfect field guide