By Gabrielle Walker
Antarctica is the main alien position on this planet, the single a part of the earth the place people may by no means live on unaided. Out of our fascination with it have come many books, such a lot of which concentrate on just one element of its special strangeness. None has controlled to catch the full story—until now.
Drawing on her huge travels around the continent, in Antarctica Gabrielle Walker weaves the entire major threads of lifestyles at the colossal ice sheet into an complicated tapestry, illuminating what it relatively seems like to be there and why it attracts such a lot of other forms of individuals. along with her we witness state of the art technology experiments, stopover at the South Pole, inn with American, Italian, and French researchers, force snowdozers, drill ice cores, and pay attention for the message Antarctica is sending us approximately our destiny in an age of worldwide warming.
This is an exciting journey to the farthest reaches of earth through the most effective technology writers operating at the present time.
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Antarctica is the main alien position in the world, the single a part of the earth the place people may well by no means live on unaided. Out of our fascination with it have come many books, such a lot of which specialise in just one element of its particular strangeness. None has controlled to trap the complete story—until now.
Drawing on her large travels around the continent, in Antarctica Gabrielle Walker weaves all of the major threads of existence at the mammoth ice sheet into an difficult tapestry, illuminating what it fairly seems like to be there and why it attracts such a lot of other kinds of individuals. together with her we witness state-of-the-art technological know-how experiments, stopover at the South Pole, resort with American, Italian, and French researchers, force snowdozers, drill ice cores, and hear for the message Antarctica is sending us approximately our destiny in an age of world warming.
This is an exhilarating journey to the farthest reaches of earth through the most effective technological know-how writers operating this present day.
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