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The sub-Antarctic as a source of human enrichment — the case of South Georgia

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Basberg, BL (2012) The sub-Antarctic as a source of human enrichment — the case of South Georgia. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 146. pp. 81-88. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

South Georgia and how its history and heritage may be considered a unique source of human enrichment today is considered in the light
of the sealing and whaling eras and more recent times when science and tourism dominate. Attitudes to the whaling heritage have gradually
changed in this latter period. The spectacular natural heritage is emphasised, and a recent project on habitat restoration at the island
is mentioned

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, South Georgia, industrial heritage, natural heritage, whaling, habitat restoration.
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 81-88
ISSN: 0080-4703
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Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2015 22:19
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2015 22:19
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