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ANTARCTIC YEAR BRABANT ISLAND EXPEDITION Chris Furse 1986 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
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UK, 1986, 1st edition. 223 pp, 150 color and b/w photos. Large hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

Month-by-month account of the year-long 1983 expedition to the Antarctic's Brabant Island, a place so wild and inhospitable that only five brief landings had been made since its discovery nearly a century earlier. In December 1983 the fifth Joint Services Expedition to the Antarctic, led by Commander Chris Furse, set sail for Brabant Island. This is their story. Book includes over 150 spectacular photographs provide a visually stunning accompaniment to the text.
 
Illustrated with over 150 spectacular photographs, some in full color, providing a visually stunning accompaniment to the text, showing both Brabant Island's rugged beauty and focusing on its varied flora and fauna. 'In December 1983 the fifth joint Services Expedition to the Antarctic, led by Commander Chris Furse, set sail for Brabant Island. Their aim was to pass a complete year on this island, so wild and inhospitable that only five brief landings have been made since its discovery in 1898. This book is their month-by-month account of life on Brabant Island and is an enthralling and stirring story of survival in the harshest of conditions.' -From the dust jacket. 
 
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