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|Title:||FRONTIERS OF THE SEA: The Story of the Oceanographic Exploration|
COWEN, Robert C
|New / Used:||Used|
|Book Type:||Small Hardcover with Dust Jacket|
|Published By:||Victor Gollancz|
|Size (mm):||165 w x 235 h x 25 d|
Tidy condition, wear/repairs on dust jacket, front end pages missing, binding tight, marks on pages, clipped rear end paper. Images depict all need to know detail.
This book is about the past, present, and future of oceans and the increasingly challenging science of oceanography. It tells the fascinating stories of the pioneer oceanographic expeditions, it contains portraits of the important figures of oceanography, it describes the incredible geography of the sea, and gives full accocunt of the dynamics of the ocean--its currents, earthquakes, tidal waves, landslides, volcanic eruptions, and the flora and fauna to be found under the sea.
Illustrated throughout with b&w images, drawings and maps and diagrams. Maps on end papers.
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