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Atlantic Run

Author : Bart Davis
ISBN : 9781476761565
Genre : Fiction
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Navy Captain Peter MacKenzie must stop a renegade Russian captain from running the Northern Star, once the pride of the Soviet Union’s now extinct submarine fleet, to Cuba.
Category: Fiction

Flights Of Fancy The Great Atlantic Run

Author : J.B. Cameron
Genre : Fiction
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Join Captain Fancy and the crew of the Persephone as they take to the clouds in this riveting steampunk adventure. The Great Atlantic Run is more than a passport to high-flying thrills and excitement; it's a perilous two-day marathon over the ocean, where only the fast and strong survive. In a journey fraught with air pirates, rough weather and international spies, the risks are sky-high. The rewards, fame and fortune. Take off on the voyage of a lifetime as you explore a grand world of flying ships, steam-powered machines, and incredible characters. Flights of Fancy is a fast-paced, unforgettable yarn as limitless and unpredictable as imagination itself.
Category: Fiction

North Atlantic Run

Author : Marc Milner
ISBN : 1551251086
Genre : History
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At the height of the Battle of the Atlantic, half of the Allied convoy escorts on the main trade routes were Canadian, but history has largely ignored their contribution and their bitter sacrifices of their struggle against U-boat attacks in 1942 and 1943. In North Atlantic Run, noted military historian Marc Milner tells the story of this drama at sea, detailing the dynamic role played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Navy in the battle for the convoys. A Canadian Naval Classic.
Category: History

The Union The Confederacy And The Atlantic Rim

Author : Robert E. May
ISBN : 1557530610
Genre : History
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These four essays by Howard Jones, R. J. M. Blackett, Thomas Schoonover, and James M. McPherson reconsider why the Confederacy never received the foreign aid that it counted on, and trace the war's impact upon European and Latin nations and dependencies. The book provides fresh perspectives regarding Britain’s refusal to recognize the Confederacy, the role abroad of pro-Union African-American lecturers, French emperor Napoleon III's intervention in Mexico, and the Civil War's meaning to peoples all over the world.
Category: History

Atlantic Salmon

Author : Rod Sutterby
ISBN : 9780811701457
Genre : Nature
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Stunning oils and watercolors of salmon, depicting every subtle hue and movement with astonishing accuracy This natural history details the salmon's extraordinary life cycle and covers the latest scientific research on exactly where salmon travel to in the sea, what influences the numbers that return to the river, the impact of global warming on migratory patterns, and what we can tell from scale readings. Includes conservation efforts in North America and Europe to protect this amazing species.
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Siberian River Run Off In The Kara Sea

Author : Stein Ruediger
ISBN : 0444513655
Genre : Science
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Within the joint German-Russian research project "Siberian River Run-off (SIRRO)" multidisciplinary studies were carried out in the Ob and Yenisei estuaries and adjacent southern Kara Sea (Arctic Ocean). The overall goal of the project was to extend knowledge on understanding the freshwater and sediment input by the major Siberian rivers and its impact on the environments of the inner Kara Sea. The main results of oceanographical, biological, geochemical, geological and modelling studies are presented in four main chapters: (A) Modern Discharge: Data and modelling; (B) Discharge and biological processes, (C) Discharge and organic carbon cycle, and (D) Discharge and sediment records.
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The Battle Of The Atlantic

Author : Donald Macintyre
ISBN : 9781783379705
Genre : History
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An eyewitness account of the fight for supremacy at sea during World War II, as told by a man who was in the thick of combat against Nazi Germany. The Battle of the Atlantic was an unremitting assault by enemy boats and aircraft against Allied merchant ships that were the lifeline of Great Britain—and the vigilant defense against them made by the Royal Navy and other allied forces. Captain Donald Macintyre—a winner of the Distinguished Service Cross who participated in the fighting, escorting over 1,100 ships and losing only two—tells the story with immediacy and clarity. He describes the measures employed to defeat the amazingly successful ‘wolf-pack’ tactics of the U-boats, the convoy system and individual convoys, never shirking from how desperately close to defeat the Allies were at times. Not only does he analyze the strategic issues of the day, he also describes the battle from the viewpoint of the participants themselves. The long, drawn-out duels between escort and U-boat are made vivid by quotations from the log-books of some of the ablest escort-commanders as well as combat reports of the German U-boat captains. Featuring dozens of rare wartime photographs drawn from both German and British sources, this account of the sacrifice and savagery of war makes the courage and endurance of those who fought in the Atlantic all the more palpable.
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The Mid Atlantic Piedmont

Author : David W. Valentino
ISBN : 0813723302
Genre : Science
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Not until recently has the mid-Atlantic Piedmont region of the Appalachians been viewed from plate tectonic theory. Eight papers derived from 1995 and 1997 symposia of the Northeastern section of the Geological Society of America help fill in this gap. With chapters arranged by geographic location f
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Genetic Status Of Atlantic Salmon In Maine

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309170062
Genre : Science
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Atlantic salmon in Maine, once abundant but now seriously depleted, were listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) in November 2000. The listing covers the wild fish in eight Maine rivers as a single "distinct population segment." The controversy in Maine that accompanied the listing led Congress to request the National Research Council's (NRC's) advice on the science relevant to understanding and reversing the declines in Maine's salmon populations. The charge to the NRC's Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Maine included an interim report focusing on the genetic makeup of Maine Atlantic salmon populations. This is the interim report. Understanding the genetic makeup of Maine's salmon is important for recovery efforts, because the degree to which populations in Maine differ from adjacent populations in Canada and the degree to which populations in different Maine rivers and tributaries differ from each other affect the choice of recovery options that are most likely to be effective. This report focuses only on questions of genetic distinctiveness. The committee's final report will address the broader issues, such as the factors that have caused Maine's salmon populations to decline and the options for helping them to recover.
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