The Bottom of the Map

The Bottom of the Map

by Ken Wollenberg

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Overview

The Bottom of the Map by Ken Wollenberg

A history of the Falklands and all other subantarctic islands with tales of exploration, shipwreck and war. These are the ultimate faraway places.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781453565759
Publisher: Xlibris US
Publication date: 07/18/2000
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 276
File size: 287 KB

Table of Contents

Chapter I.South Georgia9
Chapter II.The Falklands Discovered and Abandoned28
Chapter III.The Falklands Disputed and Defended44
Chapter IV.The Falklands Taken Seriously70
Chapter V.The Falklands Battles at Sea95
Chapter VI.The Falklands British Again122
Chapter VII.Out of Humanity's Reach: The Islands of Robinson Crusoe151
Chapter VIII.Islands Found by Accident on the Way to Somewhere Else: The Chatham Islands, the Kermadec Islands, and Lord Howe Island171
Chapter IX.Rocks and a Hard Place: the Bounty Islands, the Antipodes, the Auckland Islands, and Campbell Island195
Chapter X.Other Empires: Macquarie Island, Heard and Macdonald Islands, the Kerguelen Islands, Amsterdam and St. Paul Islands, the Crozet Islands, the Prince Edward Islands, and Bouvet Island214
Chapter XI.Tristan da Cunha241
Bibliography265

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