Encyclopedia of the Antarctic, Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of the Antarctic, Volumes 1-2

Beau Riffenburgh


The Antarctic is exclusive, geographically, politically, and scientifically. it's the such a lot distant, adverse, and hazardous continent, whereas whilst it's the such a lot pristine and least built. Antarctica is the one significant a part of the Earth's landmass in a roundabout way ruled by way of one country, yet below the keep an eye on of a Treaty, with a large number of acceding international locations.

The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic brings jointly huge amounts of knowledge at the good selection of things, matters and contributors influencing and when it comes to the Antarctic. No related ebook presently exists for this region.

The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic <EM></EM>discusses clinical actions and issues, however the 'human element' can also be an important a part of the paintings, with entries on historical past, politics, criminal concerns, nationwide examine courses, clinical bases, old huts, the United Nation's 'Question of Antarctica,' compliance with the Environmental Protocol, and tourism.

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