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Antarctica: Exploration, Perception and Metaphor by Paul Simpson-Housley

By Paul Simpson-Housley

A scene so wildly and highly desolate...it can't fail to provoke me with gloomy techniques" - so Scott perceived the stark Antarctic panorama in 1905.
Antarctica strains photographs of the continent from early invented maps of Terra Australis Incognita as much as Amundsen's arrival at ninety levels South. impending Antarctica from sea after which land, the ebook analyses the differing perceptions of attractiveness and terror skilled by means of explorers, the tales they introduced again and the facility of latest photographs refashioned at home.

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