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The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen

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The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen

Stephen R. Bown

Biography; Autobiography: general; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

The first full-scale biography of the greatest of all polar explorers and a conqueror of the Northwest Passage as well [more]

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Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

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Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

Craig Cormick

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Tells 15 stories - some iconic, many little known - of shipwreck, mutiny, piracy and marooning in the region of Australia,... [more]

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Western Australia South West NP: HEMA.2.030

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Western Australia South West NP: HEMA.2.030

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

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Flinders Ranges: HEMA.2.070

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Flinders Ranges: HEMA.2.070

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

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To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World

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To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World

Jeremy Harwood

Reference works; World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Cartography, map-making & projections

Hardback

Focuses on 100 maps that changed human understanding of the world around us, changed the course of map-making, or directly... [more]

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Geology For Dummies

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Geology For Dummies

Alecia M. Spooner

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

Paperback

Geology For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the subject, whether... [more]

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Gold Coast and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.18H

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Gold Coast and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.18H

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

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A comprehensive and detailed map of the Gold Coast and surrounds. Features: Easy to use Surfers Paradise; Coolangatta & Tweed... [more]

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End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economics Reality

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End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economics Reality

Richard Heinberg

Business & Economics; Development economics; Environmental economics; Sustainability

Paperback

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments... [more]

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Canberra and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.12H

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Canberra and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.12H

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

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Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction

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Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction

Maxwell Irvine

Nuclear power industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues; Energy technology & engineering; Nuclear power & engineering

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Nuclear power is a highly topical issue and there is widespread debate concerning future energy budgets and how to replace... [more]

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Simon Winchester

History; General & world history; Oceanography (seas)

Paperback

The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water -- the Atlantic. [more]

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Generation Us: The Challenge of Global Warming

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Generation Us: The Challenge of Global Warming

Andrew Weaver

Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Children's & Educational

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Offers an introduction to the causes and effects of global warming, considers reasons for denying its existence, and discusses... [more]

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The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change

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The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change...

Ross Garnaut

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

Paperback

Professor Ross Garnaut explains why Australia's contribution is vital to the national interest and matters to the global effort.... [more]

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I Used to Know That: Geography

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I Used to Know That: Geography

Will Williams

Reference; Geography

Hardback

Discover the physical world of rivers, glaciers and coasts; the human world of population changes and migration; agriculture;... [more]

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Planetary Surface Processes

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Planetary Surface Processes

H. Jay Melosh

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Geological surface processes (geomorphology)

Hardback

A comprehensive explanation of all geologic processes that shape planetary surfaces, for advanced students and researchers.... [more]

$89.95

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Engineering Strategies for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

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Engineering Strategies for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Ian S. F. Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; The environment

Paperback

Concise review for engineers to develop strategies to manage/adapt to climate change, for a wide range of students and policymakers.... [more]

$49.95

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Intimate Strangers: Friendship, Exchange and Pacific Encounters

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Intimate Strangers: Friendship, Exchange and Pacific Encounters

Vanessa Smith

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

A fascinating study of the importance of ideas of friendship in late eighteenth-century explorations of the Pacific. [more]

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A Million Wild Acres: 200 Years of Man and an Australian Forest

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A Million Wild Acres: 200 Years of Man and an Australian Forest

Eric Rolls

History; Regional & national history; Forests, rainforests

Paperback

Thirty years ago, a bomb landed in the field of Australian consciousness of itself and its land in the form of Eric Rolls'... [more]

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Economic Choices in a Warming World

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Economic Choices in a Warming World

Christian de Perthuis

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

A provocative work that urges governments and policymakers to concentrate on existing policies and tools for combating climate... [more]

$33.95

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Zeitoun

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Zeitoun

Dave Eggers

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Human rights; Natural disasters

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In August 2005, as Hurricane Katrina blew in the city of New Orleans has been abandoned by most citizens. But resident Abdulrahman... [more]

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The Humans Who Went Extinct: Why Neanderthals Died Out and We Survived

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The Humans Who Went Extinct: Why Neanderthals Died Out and We Survived

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Early man; The environment

Paperback

Neanderthals - no less than another kind of human - almost made it, finally dying out just 28,000 years ago. What caused us... [more]

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Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity

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Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe...

James Hansen

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

An urgent and provocative call to action from the world's leading climate scientist. [more]

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Unique and Unspoilt: A Year Among the Natural Wonders of Heard Island

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Unique and Unspoilt: A Year Among the Natural Wonders of Heard Island

Bernadette Hince

Diaries, letters & journals; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Based on the journals of the author during his 13 months as officer in charge of an Australian scientific base on Heard Island,... [more]

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Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting the Planet

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Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting...

David G. Victor, Thomas C. Heller

International relations; Environmental economics; International environmental law; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Hardback

Twenty years of talks have done little to slow global warming. This book explains why and offers an alternative strategy.... [more]

$44.95

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The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live

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The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live

Daniel Dorling, Mark Newman, Anna Barford

Reference works; World atlases & world maps; Human geography; Cartography, map-making & projections; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Includes 366 digitally modified maps known as cartograms that depict the areas and countries of the world by their demographic... [more]

$65.00

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