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Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Peninsula

Antarctic Peninsula

A Visitor's Guide


128 Pages, 7 x 9

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $34.95 (US $34.95) (CA $46.95)

Publication Date: September 2013

ISBN 9780565093082

Rights: US & CA

Natural History Museum, London (Sep 2013)

Price: $34.95


Written and illustrated by experts from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the essential companion for anyone visiting this special placeFocusing on the geography and physical phenomena of this remote region, this book contains all the information visitors will need during their trip. It describes and explains the geographical setting, climate and weather, geology, glaciology, and much more, and includes the location of research stations and historic sites. Drawing on the world-class scientific and cartographic expertise of BAS, the guide is illustrated with striking color photographs and detailed maps throughout, and is perfect for adventure tourists and visiting scientists alike.

Author Biography

Dr. Adrian Fox is head of mapping and geographic information at British Antarctic Survey, cochair of the international Scientific Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information, and a member of the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee. The British Antarctic Survey has undertaken the majority of Britain's scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent for more than 60 years. It employs more than 400 staff, and supports three research stations in the Antarctic.