Antarctic Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

by LOWEN, James
Antarctic Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

Antarctic Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

by LOWEN, James

Format: Paperback

Release Date: 1/1/2011

Code: 13448

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Field Guide=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification

Antarctic Wildlife is the definitive identification guide to the birds and marine mammals of the Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage, and Beagle Channel. This easy-to-use photographic field guide enables visitors to this unique region of the world--newcomer and seasoned traveler alike--to identify with confidence the penguins, whales, seals, seabirds, and other stunning wildlife they encounter on their journey. Full-color photographs show typical views of each species of bird or marine mammal, together with the terrestrial plants likely to be seen. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, give tips on where to look, and highlight interesting facts. This one-of-a-kind guide also includes introductory chapters that cover the wildlife of each Antarctic environment by season, as well as information on tourism and Antarctic cruising that will help visitors get the most from their trip.

Antarctic Wildlife is a must-have photographic guide for travelers taking the standard cruise from Ushuaia, Argentina, to the great white continent, and for anyone interested in the diverse wildlife found in this remote part of the world.

  • * Covers the wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage, and Beagle Channel
  • * Features full-color photographs throughout
  • * Describes key identification features and gives tips on where to look
  • * Includes an introduction to Antarctic environments and information on Antarctic cruising

ISBN: 9780691150338

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Year of Publication: 2011

Page Count: 240

Shipping Weight: 1.80 lb