Books

If you are interested in finding out more about the Southern Ocean and Antarctica then there are lots of good books you might like to try. Below I have listed some which are particularly relevant to the contents of this site and which are well worth looking at.

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Terra Incognita

A brilliant and insightful look at life in the scientific bases on Antarctica. Sara Wheeler has some rather controversial opinions about Antarctic scientists (especially the Brits) and exposes some home truths about 'frontier' life. Highly recommended for all. For further details or to order this book click on the book jacket or text link. For more books associated with this subject click here.



Antarctic Oasis: Under the Spell of South Georgia

Incredible story from two incredible people. Stunning photographs. Highly recommended for all. For further details or to order this book click on the book jacket or text link. For more books associated with this subject click here.




Penguins at home: Gentoos of Antarctica

A book devoted to the amiable Gentoo penguin, this book is for all lovers of these engaging and comical birds. For further details or to order this book click on the book jacket or text link. For more books associated with this subject click here.




Southern Ocean Ecology

A comprehensive treatise on the ecology of the Southern Ocean. Highly recommended for scientists in this field. For further details or to order this book click on the book jacket or text link. For more books associated with this subject click here.





Shackleton's Boat Journey

The complete history of Shackleton's journey which ended with the final push across the mountains of South Georgia to reach Stromness whaling station. For further details or to order this book click on the book jacket or text link. For more books associated with this subject click here.





South

From the explorer himself, his experiences in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. For further details or to order this book click on the book jacket or text link. For more books associated with this subject click here.





Summer Ice

A look at life along the Antarctic Penninsula. For further details or to order this book click on the book jacket or text link. For more books associated with this subject click here.

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