Everyone likes maps and maps are always used to illustrate the many books on the Antarctic. Here the focus is reversed with contemporary maps telling the story - one that should be attractive to the widest audience as it is a unique approach complimenting what has gone before and providing something different for all interested in Antarctica.
|Publication date:||16th December 2013|
|Author:||Robert Clancy, John Manning, Hank Brolsma|
|Categories:||Cartography, map-making & projections, Popular science, Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing,|
Robert Clancy is a Member of Order of Australia (for Immunology as well as Historic Cartology). He has made about 6 trips to Antarctica, as both a research scientist and as a tour guide (to both the Antarctic Peninsula and Australian bases). He has been collecting maps of Antarctica since 1972, and has written numerous articles on historic cartography of Australia and Antarctica, given many talks on similar topics and curated four exhibitions of maps related to these topics. He has written three books on maps (`So Come They South', `The Mapping of Terra Australis', and `Shaping Australia: 1850-1950'). He is ...More About Robert Clancy, John Manning, Hank Brolsma