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Whaling north and south

F. V. Morley

Whaling north and south

by F. V. Morley

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Published by The Century co. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whaling.

  • Edition Notes

    Maps on lining-papers.

    Statementby F. V. Morley and J. S. Hodgson; photographs by the authors.
    ContributionsHodgson, J. S., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH381 .M6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 235 p.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6693928M
    LC Control Number26018297

    With savage, unstoppable momentum and the blackest wit, The North Water weaves a superlative story of humanity under the most extreme conditions. “Ian McGuire’s savage new novel about a 19th-century Arctic whaling expedition, is a great white shark of a book — swift, terrifying, relentless and unstoppable. Below is a short but fascinating history of the whaling industry in South Africa. It was compiled by C De Jong and first published in the edition of Restorica, the journal of the Simon van der Stel Foundation (today the Heritage Association of South Africa). Thank you to the University of Pretoria (copyright holders) for giving us permission to times.

      A Los Angeles Times Best Non-Fiction Book of A Boston Globe Best Non-Fiction Book of Editors pick as one of the 10 best history books of Winner of the John Lyman Award for U. S. Maritime History, given by the North American Society for Oceanic History "The best history of American whaling to come along in a /5(8). This magnificent large mural, entitled "Orcas of the Gulf of Mexico," envelops a building next to the Laguna Madre Nature Trail at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. Internationally known environmental artist Wyland chose South Padre Island for his 53rd mural (the only one in Texas). Plans 1/3(1).

    Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. For information in Special Collection and Archives regarding more modern whaling in the Arctic and Antarctic regions see Men & Whales at Scammon's Lagoon, Whaling North and South, Whaling in the Frozen South, Being the Story of the Norwegian Whaling Expedition to the Antarctic, Whaling in the Antarctic, and Whalers of the Midnight Sun.


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