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The silent landscape : the scientific voyage of HMS Challenger / Richard Corfield.

By: Corfield, R. M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, c2003Description: xiv, 285 p. : ill., 1 map, plans ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0309089042; 0309505909 (PDF).Subject(s): Challenger (Ship : 1872-1876) | Challenger Expedition (1872-1876) | Scientific expeditions -- History -- 19th century | Oceanography -- History -- 19th century
Contents:
Contents: Threshold of the deep -- The desert under the sea -- The restless earth -- Kingdoms of mud and lime -- Climate triggers and Bermudan secrets -- Kelp and cold light -- The library of time -- The grim latitudes -- The lost world -- The echoes of evolution -- The groaning planet -- Dreams of big science
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910.4:93 APPLEBY Shores of knowledge : 910.4:93 BARRIE Sextant : 910.4:93 CHAPLIN Round about the Earth : 910.4:93 CORFIELD The silent landscape : 910.4:93 EXPEDITIONS Expeditions as experiments : 910.4:93 IMBERT North Pole, South Pole : 910.4:93 RABY Bright paradise :

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-259) and index.

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