Title The Roof at the Bottom of the World. Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains
Book Condition 254pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.
Edition 2011 First Edition
Publisher Yale University Press 2011
0300171978 / 9780300171976
Seller ID 63551
A fascinating portrait and history of the most obscure mountains on earth, by a modern scientist-explorer with unsurpassed knowledge of the region. This is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated history of the region's discovery and exploration. With stunning photographs and accompanying maps Stump is able to trace the actual routes of the early explorers with unprecedented accuracy.
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