A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia: The Essential Guide for Any Visitor (Wildguides #59) (Spiral)

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This is book number 59 in the Wildguides series.

Description


This is the only illustrated guide specifically tailored to the needs of visitors to this remote and captivating part of the world, and it is the ideal book for armchair naturalists.



A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia features hundreds of color photographs of the diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery to be found at this unique tourist destination. It includes extensive and up-to-date coverage of all wildlife groups--from albatrosses and petrels to seals and penguins--as well as color maps and detailed information for the 23 key visitor sites. This stunning photographic guide describes the history, geology, and culture of South Georgia. It also provides a checklist of all fauna and flora as well as valuable tips for visitors to the islands, and the book's wirebound format enables it to fold out flat for easy use in a water-protective holder.



  • Features hundreds of photos
  • Covers all wildlife groups
  • Includes maps and information for the 23 key visitor sites
  • Describes South Georgia's unique history, geology, and culture
  • Provides a checklist of all fauna and flora
  • Gives valuable tips for visitors

About the Author


Sally Poncet conducts research on seabirds, invasive species, and habitat restoration in the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Kim Crosbie worked as a naturalist and guide to South Georgia for more than twelve years and now works for the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780691156583
ISBN-10: 0691156581
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: November 18th, 2012
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Wildguides