High Places

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • High Places
  • Denis E. Cosgrove
  • English
  • 21 April 2018
  • 184511616X

About the Author: Denis E. Cosgrove

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High Places High places be they mountain peaks or the vast expanses of the polar latitudes have always captured the human imagination Inaccessible, extreme, they are commonly invested with awe and reverence, as places of physical challenge, intense experience Increasingly, they are also treated as unique locations for science High Places explores the fascinating geographies of these special environments, revealing how senses are challenged, objectivities exposed, cultural assumptions laid bare Whether walking the summit of Pico de Orizaba, the fourth highest volcano in the northern hemisphere recounting the tale of the American explorer Charles Wilkes, charged with immoral mapping in Antarctica or exploring the 200,000 year old Greenland ice core the international contributors reveal the richness and significance of these unique locations Embracing Europe, Asia, North and Central America, Antarctica and the Arctic, High Places will interest geographers, historians of science, and those interested in polar mountain studies, landscape, culture and environment. Read High Places by Denis E. Cosgrove – johndore.co.uk

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