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Fifteen million years in Antarctica / Rebecca Priestley.

By: Priestley, Rebecca, 1967-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Victoria University Press, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 384 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781776562244; 1776562240.Subject(s): Priestley, Rebecca, 1967- -- Travel -- Antarctica | Geologists -- New Zealand | Scientists -- New Zealand | Antarctica -- Research -- New ZealandDDC classification: 919.8904092 Summary: "Fifteen million years in Antarctica offers a deeply personal tour of a place in which a person can feel like an outsider in more ways than one. With generosity and candour Priestly reflects on what Antarctica can tell us about earth's future and asks: do people even belong in this fragile, otherworldly place?"-- Dust jacket.
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"Fifteen million years in Antarctica offers a deeply personal tour of a place in which a person can feel like an outsider in more ways than one. With generosity and candour Priestly reflects on what Antarctica can tell us about earth's future and asks: do people even belong in this fragile, otherworldly place?"--Dust jacket.

"Fifteen million years in Antarctica offers a deeply personal tour of a place in which a person can feel like an outsider in more ways than one. With generosity and candour Priestly reflects on what Antarctica can tell us about earth's future and asks: do people even belong in this fragile, otherworldly place?"-- Dust jacket.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • I Antarctica 2011
  • Big White Cold Awesome (p. 13)
  • II Deep Time
  • Antarctic Dream (p. 83)
  • Deep Time (p. 110)
  • III Antarctica 2014
  • Landscape of Loss (p. 117)
  • Friis Hills Evolution (p. 159)
  • IV Wellington 2017
  • Anatomy of a Sediment Core (p. 163)
  • Warning: Sea Levels Can Rise Quickly (p. 192)
  • V Antarctica 2018
  • What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (p. 227)
  • Event K217 (p. 253)
  • Repeat Offender (p. 265)
  • Blizzard (p. 358)
  • Author's Note (p. 363)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 364)
  • Copyright Acknowledgements (p. 366)
  • Illustrations (p. 368)
  • Select Bibliography (p. 369)
  • Index (p. 370)