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  • These mesmerising maps offer sparklingly clear prospects of an otherwise almost incomprehensible terrain

    The Spectator
  • Tells the story of Antarctica in maps and shows the continent in ways never seen before

    Cambridge Independent
  • A cartographer and scientist with the British Antarctic Survey, Fretwell has created 70 new maps each revealing different aspects of the icy continent. We learn the locations of the "pole of ignorance", the world's driest place, and the largest penguin colonies, but also about the human history and politics of the region and - alarmingly - what Antarctica might look like once all the ice is gone.

    Financial Times
  • Shows Antarctica in wonderful detail ... Peter Fretwell tells the tale of Antarctica through a collection of carefully constructed maps setting out the continent's geology, people and nature

    Gege Li, New Scientist
  • A collection of maps and data from a leading cartographer seen in a new and fresh way ... really informative

    Sandra Pereira, Portugal News

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