Islands

Islands

Beyond the Horizon : the Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote Places

Book - 2012
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"In [this book], Roger Lovegrove takes us on a journey to twenty of the most remote, remarkable places on Earth. The range is diverse and spectacular, familiar and little-known. We visit the stark, volcanic rock of Jan Mayen ..., the vibrant tropical sands of Guam, and the ice-choked Arctic waters of Halfmoon Island. ... Lovegrove tells the story of each island, with its own remarkable wildlife and its unique self-contained habitat, as well as the impact of [humankind] on these fragile ecosystems."--Back cover.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
Description: xiv, 228 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780199606498
0199606498
Branch Call Number: 577.52 Lov

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