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The Silent Landscape
Stock No 2842
Artist / Author / Creator CORFIELD, Richard
Category Books
Country Published U.K.
Date Published 2004
Description 1st ED. 285pp.6 b/w photos, 9 figures & 1 map. book & dj fine cond. In 1872 HMS Challenger set sail from Portsmouth harbour on the first sea voyage devoted exclusively to science. The quest was to know more about the secret domain deep below the earth’s great oceans. Drawing from official documentation and the journals of the ship’s scientists and crew, the author recounts the story of this extraordinary three and half years and almost 69,000 nautical miles voyage. He also brings a 21st century perspective to bear on the research and discoveries.
Price £5.00
All photographs are of the actual book for sale and are not a generic photo. All dust jackets are original, not laser copies.
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