Southern Surveyor

Southern Surveyor

Stories from onboard Australia's Ocean Research Vessel

by Michael Veitch

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/10/2015

  $35.00
This engaging book tells the stories of the men and women who worked onboard CSIRO's research vessel - the Southern Surveyor. For ten years (2003-2013) this magnificent ship sailed over 190 voyages across the seas and oceans around Australia and contributed a wealth of knowledge to marine science.


From the captain to the support staff, scientists and students, this book tells the stories of adventure and discovery onboard this great ship.

Some of the stories you'll discover:

Pre-dawn fireworks from an undersea volcano

Meet First Mate Boysey who had to sew a crew member's cut-off finger back on at sea

The swirling vortex that forms off the Western Australian coast

Learn about how the WWII shipwreck of the MV Limerick was located

The 'undiscovery' of a Pacific Island
ISBN:
9781486302642
9781486302642
Category:
Geographical discovery & exploration
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-10-2015
Publisher:
CSIRO Publishing
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
234x153x20mm
Weight:
0.71kg
Michael Veitch

Michael Veitch is well known as an author, actor, comedian and former ABC television and radio presenter. His books include the critically acclaimed accounts of Australian airmen in World War II, 44 Days, Heroes of the Skies, Fly, Flak and Barney Greatrex. He lives in the Yarra Valley, outside Melbourne.

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