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Poles Apart


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Parallel Visions of the Arctic and Antarctic

Text and Photographs by Galen Rowell

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Published by Mitchell Beazley, London, 1995, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.    Galen Rowell (1940-2002) was an accomplished American mountaineer, wilderness photographer, author and adventure photojournalist, who was tragically killed, along with his wife, in a plane crash in California in 2002.  Large format landscape volume with the usual excellent colour photography from Rowell, one of the pre-eminent photographers of the outdoor world.  In this volume, Rowell compares and contrasts the Arctic and Antarctic, firstly in an opening section, followed by ‘Polar Short Stories’ and a section of Essays about the photographs which provides much more detailed information on the story behind each photograph.

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Weight1.7 kg