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Total Eclipse Africa Madagascar

Total Eclipse Africa Madagascar

by Aisling Irwin, Hilary Bradt
     
 

Twice in the early 21st century, southern Africa will play host to one of the world's greatest natural phenomena - a total solar eclipse. As darkness falls across the plains and cities, birds will flock to trees, flowers close their petals, insects commence their nightly hum and animals head for watering holes. Such is the fascination of a total solar eclipse that

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Twice in the early 21st century, southern Africa will play host to one of the world's greatest natural phenomena - a total solar eclipse. As darkness falls across the plains and cities, birds will flock to trees, flowers close their petals, insects commence their nightly hum and animals head for watering holes. Such is the fascination of a total solar eclipse that travelers from all over the world are already planning visits to Africa for both June 2001 and December 2002. This guide will ensure that you make the most of your eclipse trip. The Bradt Africa & Madagascar Total Eclipse 2001 & 2002 contains information on the best eclipse-viewing spots, accommodation choices, tips for independent travelers, essential weather information, what happens during an eclipse, eye safety, eclipse stories and mythology as well as highlights of each region. Each of the expert contributors to this guide has in-depth knowledge of the region or of eclipse-watching, ensuring that the information is interesting, useful and authoritative. (5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 176 pages, maps, charts, diagrams)

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In June 2001 and December 2002, total solar eclipses will be visible from southern Africa. This pocket guide (5x8.5<">) covers the eclipse areas in each relevant country, from accommodations and viewing sites to pre- and post-eclipse excursions and further reading. Abundant maps detail the path of both eclipses. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841620152
Publisher:
Bradt Publications UK
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Bradt Guides
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.56(d)

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