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Wild sea : a history of the Southern Ocean / Joy McCann.

McCann, Joy, 1954- (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780226622385
  • ISBN: 022662238X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 258 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An earlier version of this work was first published in Australia by NewSouth, an imprint of UNSW Press Ltd., 2018"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-246) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prelude -- Ocean -- Wind -- Coast -- Ice -- Deep -- Current -- Convergence.
Summary, etc.:
Beautifully and powerfully written, Wild Sea will raise a broader awareness and appreciation of the natural and cultural history of this little-known ocean and its emerging importance as a barometer of planetary climate change.
Subject: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Oceanography.
Discoveries in geography.
Antarctic Ocean.
Antarctic Ocean > Discovery and exploration.
Antarctic Ocean.
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