The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains

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The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains


Autor: Stump, Edmund
Titel: The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains
Verlag/Ort: Yale 2011
Seiten: 254  
Abb: 200 

ISBN/Art.: 978-0-300-17197-6


The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains

A fascinating portrait and history of the most obscure mountains on Earth, by a modern scientist-explorer with unsurpassed knowledge of the region. Edmund Stump is professor of exploration at Arizona State University. He is also a geologist, polar explorer, mountaineer, and photographer specializing in the geology of the Transantarctic Mountains. He has served as principal investigator or chief scientist on many scientific field trips to Antarctica, most recently a 2010-2011 National Science Foundation expedition to the Beardmore Glacier area.