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Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

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The Crystal Desert

The Crystal Desert

by David Campbell

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 308 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER

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)

Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

by Alfred Lansing

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1998
  • PAPER
  • 280 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER
  • FAVORITE

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

Penguin

Penguin

by Frans Lanting

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2011
  • HARD COVER
  • 168 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER

Lanting loitered among the Magellanics, Rockhoppers and Gentoos of the Falklands, spent time with the King penguins of South Georgia and, famously, camped on the sea ice to follow the life cycle of the Emperor penguins and their young. (ANT117, $14.99)

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
  • BEST SELLER

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

Antarctic Explorer Map

Antarctic Explorer Map

by Ocean Explorer

  • 2009
  • MAP
  • BEST SELLER

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
  • BEST SELLER
  • FAVORITE
  • HARD TO FIND ELSEWHERE

Copeland's collection of striking photographs includes a three-page list of sensible suggestions to protect the planet. (ANT280, $2.00)

 
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)

Falkland Islands Explorer Map

Falkland Islands Explorer Map


by Ocean Explorer Maps

  • 2007
  • MAP

Nigel Sitwell, publisher of the Antarctic Explorer (ANT128) and other terrific maps, created this double-sided beauty -- with color photographs and information on wildlife and exploration. (ANT180, $11.95)

South Georgia Explorer Map

South Georgia Explorer Map


by Ocean Explorer Maps

  • 2011
  • MAP

Not just a full-color map, this double-sided beauty features a detailed map of South Georgia at scale of 1:250,000, along with color photographs and information on wildlife and exploration. (ANT179, $11.95)

A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia

A Visitor's Guide to South Georgia


by Sally Poncet | Kim Crosbie

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2012
  • FLEXI-BOUND
  • 184 PAGES

A convenient, comprehensive and full-color guide to exploring South Georgia by a dynamic duo who know the region intimately. (ANT236, $29.95)

Antarctica Cruising Guide

Antarctica Cruising Guide


by Peter Carey | Craig Franklin

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 291 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER

This all-in-one parka-pocket guide includes concise introductory chapters on Antarctica, detailed information on popular visitor sites and a wildlife guide. (ANT249, $25.95)

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)

What We Know About Climate Change

What We Know About Climate Change


by Kerry Emanuel

  • REFERENCE
  • 2012
  • HARD COVER
  • 85 PAGES

MIT atmospheric scientist Kerry Emanuel outlines the issues, causes and concerns about the fate of our climate. This second edition covers the latest from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the lack of will in the United States to tackle this vexing issue. (GEO46, $15.95)

Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage


by Alfred Lansing

  • HISTORY
  • 2014
  • HARD COVER
  • 416 PAGES

Lansing's gripping day-by-day story of Shackleton's legendary perseverance is essential reading for any Antarctic traveler. This 100th anniversary edition is outfitted with maps, an expanded selection of Frank Hurley's photographs and an introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick. (ANT396, $27.99)

Melting Away, Images of the Arctic and Antarctic

Melting Away, Images of the Arctic and Antarctic


by Camille Seaman

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2014
  • HARD COVER
  • 160 PAGES
  • COMING IN NOVEMBER

In her masterful series of 75 portraits and essays, Camille Seaman shows how climate change has wreaked havoc on both the North and South Poles. (ANT401, $55.00)

The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography

The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography


by David Hempleman-Adams | Emma Stuart | Sophie Gordon

  • EXPLORATION
  • 2009
  • HARD COVER
  • 240 PAGES
  • NEW

Here in one handsome book are hundreds of haunting photographs by Herbert George Ponting and Frank Hurley, drawn from the albums they created during the two most famous Antarctic explorations. The stunning images are accompanied by lively essays, maps, paintings and other ephemera from the Royal Collection. (ANT298, $47.50)

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)

Ambassador to the Penguins, A Naturalist's Year Aboard a Yankee Whaleship

Ambassador to the Penguins, A Naturalist's Year Aboard a Yankee Whaleship


by Ellie Mathews

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2003
  • HARD COVER
  • 353 PAGES

Robert Cushman Murphy's much-loved Logbook for Grace, nicely re-told, annotated and amplified by his granddaughter. His account of a year (1912-13) among the whalers of South Georgia is a classic. (ANT200, $29.95)

End of the Earth, Voyaging to Antarctica

End of the Earth, Voyaging to Antarctica


by Peter Matthiessen

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 242 PAGES

In this fine book, the result of two voyages, Matthiessen captures the magic of polar landscapes and wildlife, along with the camaraderie of a ship-based polar expedition. (ANT190, $15.00)

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)

Fraser's Penguins

Fraser's Penguins


by Fen Montaigne

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 320 PAGES

Montaigne turns a summer working with penguin biologist Bill Fraser at Palmer Station into a captivating tale of hard work, camaraderie and penguins, deftly capturing the allure and grandeur of the Antarctic Peninsula. (ANT323, $17.99)

Penguin

Penguin


by Frans Lanting

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2011
  • HARD COVER
  • 168 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER

Lanting loitered among the Magellanics, Rockhoppers and Gentoos of the Falklands, spent time with the King penguins of South Georgia and, famously, camped on the sea ice to follow the life cycle of the Emperor penguins and their young. (ANT117, $14.99)

Penguins of the World

Penguins of the World


by Wayne Lynch

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

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

A Field Guide to the Wildlife of South Georgia

A Field Guide to the Wildlife of South Georgia


by Robert Burton

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 200 PAGES

Featuring full-color, full page-photographs of the birds, marine mammals and plants of this most spectacular of the sub-Antarctic islands this handy guide includes detailed descriptions of each species and a 30-page overview of geography, history and conservation. (ANT366, $24.95)

Antarctica, A Guide to the Wildlife

Antarctica, A Guide to the Wildlife


by Tony Soper

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 160 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER

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)

Birds and Mammals of the Falkland Islands

Birds and Mammals of the Falkland Islands


by Robin and Anne Woods

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2006
  • HARD COVER
  • 128 PAGES

A comprehensive photographic guide to the wildlife of the Falkland Islands and surrounding waters, featuring 43 color plates. Published in conjunction with Falklands Conservation. (ANT237, $25.95)

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica


by Martin D. la Pena | Maurice Rumboll

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2001
  • PAPER
  • 224 PAGES

With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide. (SAM12, $29.95)

Penguins, The Ultimate Guide

Penguins, The Ultimate Guide


by Tui De Roy

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2014
  • HARD COVER
  • 240 PAGES

Featuring more than 400 photographs, this is the traveler's ultimate guide to the 18 species of penguins residing near the South Pole. Includes scientific discussions on penguin conservation, profiles, facts and tips on where to see them in Antarctica. (ANT399, $35.00)

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