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Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica by Sara Wheeler



ISBN: 9780099731818 Category: Tags: ,


A modern classic on exploring and understanding the Antarctic the most uncharted place on our planet. Terra Incognita is a meditation on the landscape myths and history of one of the remotest parts of the globe as well as an encounter with the international temporary residents of the region – living in close confinement despite the surrounding acres of white space – and the mechanics of day-to-day life in extraordinary conditions. Through Sara Wheeler the Antarctic is revealed in all its seductive mystery. ‘Antarctica could hope for no better chronicler: spirited humorous and highly intelligent she is also a writer of rare talent’ Observer

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