Atlas of the Ocean : The Deep Frontier

By: Earle, Sylvia

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Internationally renowned deep-sea pioneer and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia A. Earle, in consultation with experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is our peerless guide. This one-of-a-kind atlas immerses us in the infinite wonders of the world offshore through more than 150 cutting-edge maps, photographs, and satellite images. "Atlas of the Ocean lays bare a realm as challenging and untapped as space--and as vital to our existence as the air we breathe.

Accompanying exquisite, up-to-the-minute maps, Earle' s compelling text reveals the beauty and complexity of the ocean structure--past, present, and future--and explores its flora, fauna, and diverse phenomena, from giant squid and kelp to the smallest microbial bodies. Fascinating point maps take us into the planet' s deepest abyss, the Mariana Trench; along the planet' s longest mountain chain, the Mid-Atlantic Ridge; on the migration route of humpback whales; and to a host of marine sanctuaries worldwide. An unequaled resource for both education and entertainment, "Atlas of the Ocean also explores the progress of fascinating technological developments that will help scientists discover the ocean' s innumerable uncharted regions and life-forms.

Title: Atlas of the Ocean : The Deep Frontier

Author Name: Earle, Sylvia

Categories: Atlases,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A.: National Geographic Society, 2001: 2001

ISBN Number: 0792264266

ISBN Number 13: 9780792264262

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good Plus

Size: Oversize

Seller ID: 069937

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Keywords: MARINE BIOLOGY RESOURCES OCEAN NATURE NATURAL SCIENCE OCEANS SEAS 0792264266 BOOKS IN PRINT