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Slicing the silence : voyaging to Antarctica / Tom Griffiths
Bib ID 3536853
Format BookBook
Author
Griffiths, Tom, 1957-
 
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Description Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2007 
399 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780868409726
0868409723
Summary

The author travelled as a humanities fellow with the Australian Antarctic Division in the summer of 2002-03. He was with the first Australian ship, arriving at Casey Station to deliver the new team "winterers" and take away the old.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: S I The [Ire N The Snow
  • 31 Ithe Breath Of Antarctica
  • 51 I He University Of The Southern Ocean
  • 67 3great South Lands
  • 24 Decem Ber
  • 83 J Heavenly Bodies
  • 107 Pl25 Nting Ag
  • 107 Planting Flags
  • 1 3 ; Cold Peace
  • "I: S, Winite.Ring
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Awards 2007 Queensland Premier's Lliterary Award. 
Subjects Westfield Literary Prize Nominations (2007)  |  Antarctica - Description and travel.  |  Antarctica - Discovery and exploration.

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