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Galapagos of the Antarctic

Rodney Russ

Galapagos of the Antarctic

wild islands south of New Zealand

by Rodney Russ

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Heritage Expeditions in Christchurch, N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- New Zealand -- Subantarctic Islands,
  • Natural history -- New Zealand -- Chatham Islands,
  • Natural history -- Australia -- Macquarie Island (Tas.),
  • Subantarctic Islands (N.Z.) -- History,
  • Chatham Islands (N.Z.) -- History,
  • Macquarie Island (Tas.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-213) and index.

    StatementRodney Russ & Aleks Terauds ; photography by Nathan Russ, Aaron Russ, Aleks Terauds ; illustration & design by Fiona Stewart.
    ContributionsTerauds, Aleks, 1971-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH197.5 .R87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24005812M
    ISBN 109780473146351
    LC Control Number2009366948


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