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Antarctica: A Mysterious Continent

Viswa Venkat Gantait and K Venkataraman, Zoological Survey of India, 2016, 122 p, col plates, maps, ISBN : 9788181714404, $60.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Antarctica: A Mysterious Continent

Contents: 1 Introduction. 2. What is Antarctica. 3. Why such name. 4. Exploration of Antarctica. 5. Area of Antarctica. 6. Climate of Antarctica. 7. Rocks of Antarctica. 8. Ice of Antarctica. 9. Lakes of Antarctica. 10. Plants of Antarctica. 11. Animals of Antarctica. 12. Vehicles used in Antarctica. 13.  Research stations in Antarctica. 14. Indian expeditions to Antarctica. 15. Contribution of ZSI to Antarctica expeditions. 16. Selection, launching and activities of Indian Expedition Team. 17. Code of conducts for expedition members. 18. Problems facing the expedition members. 19. Antarctic treaty. 20. Threats to Antarctica 21. Bibliography.

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