Antarctic Continent Zagier y Urruty Exploration Map

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9781879568334
 
Charting penetration routes, discovery ships and human presence
Antarctica at 1:6,800,000 on an attractive and informative map from the Buenos Aires bases publishers Zagier & Urruty printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and showing topography, exploration routes, research stations, etc.

The map uses relief shading and graphics to provide a picture of the continent’s topography, with plenty of names of mountain ranges, peaks, glaciers, ice shelves, coastal bays and other geographical features. Several explorations routes are marked, as well as historical sites such as Scott’s and Shackleton’s huts and present-day research stations.

On the surrounding oceans are numerous lovely drawings of ships involved in exploring Antarctica, including Endurance, Fram, Discovery, Belgica, Terra Nova, etc. The map also has 11 small panels reproducing exploration maps from James Cook to Amundsen, Scott, Shackleton and Byrd.

All place names and the text are in English.
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Weight 0.000000
Availability IP
Department Rest of the World
Format Folded Waterproof Map
ISBN 9781879568334
Published 01/05/2005
Publisher Zagier y Urruty
Scale 1:6,800,000
Section Rest Of World Maps
Size Folded 13x24cm
Size Unfolded 100x70cm
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