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The Ice A Journey to Antarctica

by Stephen J. Pyne

Part of the Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books Series

The Ice A Journey to Antarctica Synopsis

The Ice is a compilation of more about ice than you knew you wanted to know, yet sheer compelling significance holds attention page by page. . . . Pyne conveys a view of Antarctica that interweaves physical science with humanistic inquiry and perception. His audacity as well as his presentation warrant admiration, for the implications of The Ice are vast. -New York Times Book Review

The Ice A Journey to Antarctica Press Reviews

Stephen Pyne has written an imaginative book that combines a geophysical description of Antarctica with a history of attempts to explore and assimilate intellectually this remote and strange continent. * Isis * The Ice is a compilation of more about ice than you knew you wanted to know, yet sheer compelling significance holds attention page by page..Pyne conveys a view of Antarctica that interweaves physical science with humanistic inquiry and perception. His audacity as well as his presentation warrant admiration, for the implications of The Ice are vast. * New York Times Book Review *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780295976785
Publication date: 1st February 1998
Author: Stephen J. Pyne
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 456 pages
Categories: Geographical discovery & exploration,

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