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Author Bowden, Tim, 1937-

Title The silence calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97 / Tim Bowden
Published St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1997


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 W'PONDS  507.20989 Bow/Sca  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 593 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps portraits ; 26 cm
Summary "On Boxing Day in 1947, members of the first Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE) gathered around a makeshift flag pole for a ceremony of possession at Atlas Cove on Australia's remote Southern Ocean outpost of Heard Island. So began the life of a unique Antarctic community which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 1997." "The Silence Calling traces the development of ANARE from that first settlement up to the present day. Thousands of men and women from all over Australia and from many backgrounds have lived, worked and, indeed, played in that dangerous, hostile and overwhelmingly beautiful environment to become part of Australia's Antarctic legend." "Since his first visit with ANARE in 1989, Tim Bowden has spent many months in Antarctica in pursuit of the elusive qualities that make ANARE and its people unique. He has interviewed past and present expeditioners and undertaken archival and documentary research dating back to the 1930s to delve in to the heart of ANARE."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Australian Antarctic Territory
Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE)
Federal issue
Scientific research
Notes "The ANARE jubilee history"
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography
Notes Donation. ANU COOP 20120212 Brissenden collection, ANU Library
"The ANARE jubilee history."
Signed by author 1 copy. ANU
Subject Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions -- History.
Scientific expeditions -- Antarctica -- History.
Antarctic Regions -- Research -- Australia -- History.
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Australian -- History
Antarctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Australian
Author Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions.
LC no. 97184410
ISBN 1864483113 (hbk.)
1864484063 (limited edition)
186448859X (paperback)