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The Resource Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, & emperor penguins, Gavin Francis

Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, & emperor penguins, Gavin Francis

Label
Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, & emperor penguins
Title
Empire Antarctica
Title remainder
ice, silence, & emperor penguins
Statement of responsibility
Gavin Francis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Antarctica offered a year of unparalleled silence and solitude, with few distractions and a very little human history, but also a rare opportunity to live among emperor penguins, the only species truly at home in he Antarctic. Following Penguins throughout the year -- from a summer of perpetual sunshine to months of winter darkness -- Gavin Francis explores the world of great beauty conjured from the simplest of elements, the hardship of living at 50 c below zero and the unexpected comfort that the penguin community bring
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Francis, Gavin
Dewey number
919.89
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G860
LC item number
.F73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Francis, Gavin
  • Emperor penguin
  • Natural history
  • Antarctica
Target audience
adult
Label
Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, & emperor penguins, Gavin Francis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in: Great Britain : Chatto & Windus, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-260)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn829451928
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781619021846
Lccn
2013018055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
919.89 F847 ; XX-N ; DLG ; C1310B11.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 829451928
  • (Sirsi) 829451928
  • (OCoLC)829451928
Label
Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, & emperor penguins, Gavin Francis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in: Great Britain : Chatto & Windus, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-260)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn829451928
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781619021846
Lccn
2013018055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
919.89 F847 ; XX-N ; DLG ; C1310B11.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 829451928
  • (Sirsi) 829451928
  • (OCoLC)829451928

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