Antarctic Oasis: Under the Spell of South Georgia (Hardback)
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Short Description for Antarctic Oasis This illustrated account of the landscape, wildlife and history of South Georgia is a response to the five years in which Pauline and Tim Carr were the island's only civilian inhabitants. It shares the intimate details they learned of the island and the wildlife that visits to feed and mate.
- Published: 10 June 1998
- Format: Hardback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780393046052 ISBN 10: 0393046052
- Sales rank: 345,553
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Full description for Antarctic Oasis
After 25 years of cruising the world's oceans, Pauline and Tim Carr spent five years as the only civilian inhabitants of South Georgia. Demonstrating their deep fascination with the island, this book explores its landscape, wildlife and history. It offers the reader insight into the five years in which the Carrs' learned intimate details about the lives of the whales, penguins, seals and albatrosses that frequent its shores during the brief polar summer to feed, mate and rear their young. The book explores the glacier-clad mountains, stormy coast and sheltered bays of South Georgia, in all seasons.