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This is the winner of Scottish book of the year award 2013. Gavin Francis fulfilled a lifetime's ambition when he spent fourteen months as the base-camp doctor at Halley, a profoundly isolated British research station on the Caird Coast of Antarctica. So remote, it is said to be easier to evacuate a casualty from the International Space Station than it is to bring someone out of Halley in winter. Antarctica offered a year of unparalleled silence and solitude, with few distractions and very little human history, but also a ...

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Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins 2014, Counterpoint LLC, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9781619023406

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Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins 2013, Counterpoint LLC, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9781619021846

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Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins 2013, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099565963

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Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins 2012, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701186890

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