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with Anthony Smith Antarctica
' A continent of extremes - un, forgettable beauty, unimaginable ferocity.... 'b nd
Along this icy coastline, beyond the penguins, whales and elephant seals, stands the biggest, coldest and highest wilderness in the world - and the most lifeless: only two flowering plants and 60 species of moss.
Hidden deep beneath the ice-cap vast mineral resources are waiting. This buried wealth and the natural wilderness above are protected by a multi-nation treaty-a treaty as fragile as the quiddy changing mood and beauty of the Antarctic continent itself?
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