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Island at the edge of the world

Stephen Venables

Island at the edge of the world

a South Georgia Odyssey

by Stephen Venables

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Published by Warner Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Hodder Stoughton, 1991.

StatementStephen Venables.
The Physical Object
Pagination177p.,[8]p. of col.plates :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20109896M
ISBN 100751500399
OCLC/WorldCa27676448

Island on the Edge of the World Over years ago Skellig Michael became home to a small group of men seeking religious solitude and isolation on one of the most extraordinary locations on earth. So when the opportunity with Wilderness Scotland and GoToStKilda arose to visit the island with my girlfriend in May this year, that childhood sense of excitement and wonder was rekindled at the promise of journeying to this wild and remote island seemingly adrift on the edge of the world!

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In , the few remaining islanders were evacuated, no longer able to support themselves. An exploration of the life and death of the remote Hebridean society, Island on the Edge of the World is a moving account of human endeavour. Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world.


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