By Paul Simpson-Housley
Antarctica lines pictures of the continent from early invented maps of Terra Australis Incognita as much as Amundsen's arrival at ninety levels South. forthcoming Antarctica from sea after which land, the publication analyses the differing perceptions of attractiveness and terror skilled via explorers, the tales they introduced again and the facility of recent photos refashioned at home.
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