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The wilds of Patagonia

Carl Skottsberg

The wilds of Patagonia

a narrative of the Swedish expedition to Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands in 1907-1909

by Carl Skottsberg

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel,
  • Tierra del Fuego (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel,
  • Falkland Islands -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Carl Skottsberg.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13543619M

    The wilds of Patagonia; a narrative of the Swedish expedition to Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands in by Skottsberg, Carl, Patagonia has one of the world's greatest water reserves due to its glacial lakes, powerful rivers, and two very large non-polar ice fields. However, this makes it of great interest to hydroelectric companies, with international investment, as the demand for and price of energy keeps increasing.

    Patagonia is a strange and foreboding land where arid desert meets Antarctic currents, yet sustains life. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video The Wild Shores of Patagonia . –John Dutton, Editor, Patagonia Books. At home in Hawai’i. Photo: Liz Clark. I was fortunate to be working for Patagonia Books when Audrey Sutherland’s book, Paddling North, was published. The Hale’iwa store near her long-time home had a book signing, and I arranged to be in O’ahu at that time so I could meet Audrey.

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