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End of the Earth : voyages to Antarctica / Peter Matthiessen.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library QL696.S473 M37 2004 37684001086357 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792268369
  • ISBN: 9780792268369
  • Physical Description: 242 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: 2003.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Matthiessen chronicles two voyages into the frozen seas that surround a landmass larger than the continental United States, most of it buried under eternal snow and ice as much as three miles deep. Ninety percent of the world's fresh water is locked in this immense ice cap, a remote region profoundly important to our environment. The author addresses the subject with authority and passion, discussing everything from global warming and the ozone layer to the vital role of krill, the teeming crustacean that is the cornerstone of the marine food chain.".
Subject: Matthiessen, Peter > Travel > Antarctica > Antarctic Peninsula.
Emperor penguin > Antarctica > Antarctic Peninsula.
Zoology > Antarctica > Antarctic Peninsula.
Animals > Antarctica > Antarctic Peninsula.
Antarctic Peninsula (Antarctica) > Description and travel.

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