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Antarctica, A Guide to the Wildlife

Antarctica, A Guide to the Wildlife

by Tony Soper

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 160 PAGES

Designed for the field, this compact handbook features all the species of birds, seals and whales the traveler is likely to encounter on an Antarctic voyage. (ANT30, $25.99)

Penguins of the World

Penguins of the World

by Wayne Lynch

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 176 PAGES
  • FAVORITE

Lynch weaves delightful tales of penguins, their habitats and habits, with hundreds of glorious full-color photographs. (ANT62, $24.95)

The Oceanites Site Guide to the Antarctic Peninsula

The Oceanites Site Guide to the Antarctic Peninsula

by Ron Naveen

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2005
  • FLEXI-BOUND
  • 129 PAGES
  • HARD TO FIND ELSEWHERE

The guide, which supports the Antarctic Site Inventory Project, covers 40 prime visitor sites in detail. It also includes some of the best photography we've seen. Second edition. (ANT37, $29.95)

Waiting to Fly, My Escapades with the Penguins of Antarctica

Waiting to Fly, My Escapades with the Penguins of Antarctica

by Ron Naveen

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 384 PAGES
  • HARD TO FIND ELSEWHERE

The life and times of penguins -- and those who study and appreciate them -- by Ron Naveen, who is head-over-heels in love with the Antarctic and its most famous inhabitants. (ANT69, $16.95)

Antarctic Explorer Map

Antarctic Explorer Map

by Ocean Explorer

  • 2009
  • MAP

A full-color map of the Antarctic Peninsula, including Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands and South Georgia, at a scale of 1:2,750,000. With a map of the Antarctic continent on the reverse. (ANT128, $12.95)

Antarctica, A Call to Action

Antarctica, A Call to Action

by Sebastian Copeland

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2008
  • HARD COVER
  • 96 PAGES
  • FAVORITE
  • HARD TO FIND ELSEWHERE

Copeland's collection of striking photographs includes a three-page list of sensible suggestions to protect the planet. (ANT280, $1.00)

 
Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Sea Map

Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Sea Map


by British Antarctic Survey

  • 2008
  • MAP

One in a series that also includes the South Shetlands (ANT300), the Gerlache (ANT228) and South Georgia (ANT221), this excellent map shows the cruise from Ushuaia on one side, with a detail of the Peninsula on the other. (ANT299, $24.95)

Lonely Planet Antarctica

Lonely Planet Antarctica


by Lonely Planet

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 380 PAGES

Alexis Averbuck, author of the new edition of this compact, surprisingly handy guide, expands coverage of Ushuaia, the Falklands and South Georgia. With a wildlife guide and contributions from 26 Antarctic experts on the history, geology, wildlife and future of Antarctica. (ANT139, $28.99)

Antarctica, An Adventure of a Different Nature

Antarctica, An Adventure of a Different Nature


by IMAX

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1999
  • DVD

A breathtakingly beautiful IMAX documentary of Antarctic wildlife, research and exploration featuring innovative aerial and underwater photography. 38 minutes. (ANT199, $19.99)

Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage


by Alfred Lansing

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1998
  • PAPER
  • 280 PAGES
  • FAVORITE

Lansing's gripping day-by-day story of Shackleton's legendary perseverance is essential reading for any Antarctic traveler. (ANT03, $14.95)

The Last Place on Earth, Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole

The Last Place on Earth, Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole


by Roland Huntford

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 576 PAGES
  • FAVORITE

Igniting huge controversy when it first appeared, Huntford's rousing dual biography contrasts Amundsen's well-planned campaign to achieve the Pole with Scott's ill-fated quest. (ANT100, $15.95)

The Race to the White Continent, Voyages to the Antarctic

The Race to the White Continent, Voyages to the Antarctic


by Alan Gurney

  • EXPLORATION
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

Gurney captures the fanfare, ego and discovery of 19th-century polar exploration in this compelling narrative of the 1837-1842 Antarctic voyages of Dumont d'Urville, James Clark Ross and Charles Wilkes. (ANT136, $21.95)

The Worst Journey in the World

The Worst Journey in the World


by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

  • EXPLORATION
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 573 PAGES
  • FAVORITE

Cherry-Garrard's epic midwinter jaunt to an emperor penguin rookery is just a warm-up for the main event: Scott's doomed last expedition. (ANT23, $18.00)

Escape from the Antarctic

Escape from the Antarctic


by Ernest Shackleton

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 90 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

Shacketon's own account of his extraordinary 800-mile voyage to South Georgia. From South, The Endurance Expedition, published in 1919. (ANT256, $10.00)

Antarctic Wildlife Adventure

Antarctic Wildlife Adventure


by National Geographic Society

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2005
  • DVD
  • OUT OF PRINT

National Geographic photographers trail Jerome and Sally Poncet and their young sons on a voyage around the Antarctic Peninsula for this documentary, an excellent overview of places and experiences on an Antarctic voyage. (ANT248, $19.98)

Antarctica, Secrets of the Southern Continent

Antarctica, Secrets of the Southern Continent


by David McGonigal

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2008
  • HARD COVER
  • 400 PAGES

Expedition leader McGonigal's strikingly illustrated Antarctic primer features 600 color photographs and excellent maps along with essays on history, exploration, wildlife, science and conservation by fellow Antarcticans. (ANT167, $59.95)

March of the Penguins

March of the Penguins


by Luc Jacquet

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2005
  • DVD

This splendid documentary, narrated by Morgan Freeman, captures the life in an emperor penguin rookery over a year in the Antarctic. (ANT229, $19.97)

March of the Penguins

March of the Penguins


by Luc Jacquet

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2005
  • HARD COVER
  • 160 PAGES

The companion book to the wildly popular film (available on DVD, ANT229) of a year in the life of an emperor penguin rookery. The tagline: "In the Harshest Place on Earth, Love Finds a Way." (ANT231, $30.00)

Penguins


by Brutus Ostling | Susanne Akesson

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2007
  • HARD COVER
  • 192 PAGES

This handsome book by the well-traveled Swedish team combines dazzling color photographs of the world's 17 species of penguin with insightful text on ecology, distribution and conservation. (ANT254, $29.95)

The Crystal Desert

The Crystal Desert


by David Campbell

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 308 PAGES

A biologist with the heart of a poet, Campbell focuses on the fossils, glaciers, history and wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula in these vivid essays. (ANT01, $20.95)

The Nature of Penguins

The Nature of Penguins


by Jonathan Chester

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2001
  • PAPER
  • 112 PAGES

Expedition leader, author and photographer Chester presents a beautiful collection of full-color penguin photographs along with accompanying essays on these much-loved birds. (ANT19, $17.95)

Birds & Mammals of the Antarctic & Subantarctic

Birds & Mammals of the Antarctic & Subantarctic


by Frank Todd

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2007
  • PLASTIC CARD
  • 12 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

This handy foldup card shows the penguins, birds, seals and whales of the Southern Ocean. (ANT295, $14.95)

Birds & Mammals of the Antarctic, Subantarctic & Falkland Islands

Birds & Mammals of the Antarctic, Subantarctic & Falkland Islands


by Frank Todd

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 138 PAGES

Compact and comprehensive, this indispensable photo guide by Mr. Penguin himself includes all the hard-to-identify seabirds of Antarctic waters. (ANT213, $29.95)

The Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife

The Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife


by Hadoram Shirihai | Brett Jarrett

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2008
  • HARD COVER
  • 544 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

This splendidly illustrated handbook features color plates of all the birds and marine mammals occurring south of 40 degrees. With 900 color photographs, range maps and notes on visitor sites, weather conditions and conservation. (ANT178, $55.00)

Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals of the World

Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals of the World


by Hadoram Shirihai | Brett Jarrett

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 320 PAGES

This eye-catching Princeton Field Guide by Shirihai and illustrator Jarrett is noteworthy for its 450 excellent color photographs, range maps and text, all bundled in a compact package. (FG62, $24.95)

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