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"Antarctica :A Biography" - The fascinating story of the icy continent in a book   
Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Produced by Annie Hastwell

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When we think of Antarctica we think of endless snow and ice and cold. But the earth’s southernmost continent has attracted many explorers from different nations over the years. The fascinating history of Antarctica can now be found in a book called “Antarctica: A Biography”.

The book by David Days, an Australian historian and author, is all about discoverers and nations in hot competition to claim the land.

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David Day, Australian historian and author

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