TITLE

Subantarctic Islands

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Subantarctic Islands from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It notes that the islands around the Antarctic fringes are isolated rocky outcrops in rich ocean. It relates that the high winds and steep waves of the ocean have been notorious since the first ships tried to sail around Cape Horn. It describes the rugged peaks of the South Orkney Islands that have been pushed up along the Scotia Arc.
ACCESSION #
43827260

 

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