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The Silent Landscape

The Scientific Voyage of HMS Challenger

by Richard Corfield

  • 8 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Joseph Henry Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography,
  • History of science,
  • Oceanography (seas),
  • Zoology & animal sciences,
  • Oceanographic Research,
  • Scientific Expeditions,
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History,
  • Oceans & Seas,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
  • General,
  • Challenger Expedition, 1872-18,
  • Challenger Expedition, 1872-1876,
  • Oceanography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10358733M
    ISBN 100309089042
    ISBN 109780309089043

      Soon, though, the book settles into its methods, and into the mysteries of its narrative. Following an avalanche on the slopes, the married couple Zoe and Jake find their hotel deserted, and along. In The Silent Landscape, scientist and science writer Richard Corfield relates the story of one of the most important scientific expeditions of the 19th Century, an expedition that would forever change the way we view the world’s story concerns the three-and-one-half year voyage () of HMS Challenger, the incredible scientific discoveries made during the Author: Bob Freeman.


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Corfield's book, which has the not very informative title "The Silent Landscape" tells the story of the voyage of the British oceanographic research ship, HMS Callenger. He describes the important scientific discoveries on that voyage, and follows up on the oceanographic research that builds on those discoveries up to the by: 9.

In HMS Challenger set sail from Portsmouth, England, to map and sample the ocean floor. This marked the birth of modern oceanography. By retracing Challengera (TM)s extraordinary voyage, we view our underwater landscape anew a " focusing on what 21st century science is now able to add to this incredible story.

The oceans make up more than two thirds /5. This book by Simon Doughty and James Kerr is a sumptuous affair produced with considerable style and imagination.

The text and photographs complement each other in every sense and the overall effect is an easy on the eye and yet melancholy experience. Book cover. SILENT LANDSCAPE AT GALLIPOLI. The Battlefields of the Dardanelles One Hundred. This is an illustrated book about the landscape of the Western Front where the First World War was fought, relentlessly, for over four years across a narrow ribbon of ground stretching some miles from the North Sea to the Swiss border/5(15).

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Richard Corfield is an earth scientist and science writer based at Oxford University. Educated at Bristol and Cambridge in the U.K., he is a regular feature writer for popular magazines in the natural sciences.

The Silent Landscape is his second book. The Silent Landscape book Corfield lives in West Oxfordshire, England, with his wife and two by: 9.

"A beautifully-crafted book with a large number of stunning photographs by James Kerr, Silent Landscapes is a fitting tribute to the men and women who fought on the Western Front, while simultaneously offering the battlefield visitor a visually stunning accompaniment.

The aerial images are fascinating, and the winter shots particularly striking. “Silent Landscape” – Review by Mark Barnes. Passing over a copy of an inspirational book called Fields of Memory. I treasure that book. It unleashed ideas and fantasies of a life on the battlefields taking pictures, yes; but also one of real connection, spending days and weeks walking them in countless different lights and weather.

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Silent Landscape was the perfect assignment that combined both his military and photographic interests. Following the publication of Silent Landscape he is taking parties out to see the battlefields for parties with and without cameras.

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The quest to know more about this secret domain began in earnest in when HMS Challenger set sail from Portsmouth on the first ever sea voyage devoted exclusively to science.