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Lost Leviathan / F. D. Ommanney.

By: Ommanney, F. D. (Francis Downes), 1903-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hutchinson, 1971Description: 280 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0091059909; 9780091059903.Subject(s): WHALES | BALEEN WHALES | BLUE WHALE | HUMPBACK WHALES | RIGHT WHALES | SPERM WHALES | WHALING | HISTORY | WHALING STATIONS | ANTARCTICA | SOUTH GEORGIA | SOUTHERN OCEANHoldings: GRETA POINT: 599.5 OMM
Contents:
1. Southern heyday -- 2. Whales, dolphins and porpoises -- 3. Produce of whales -- 4. History of whaling -- 5. At the whaling statrion -- 6. The rorqual -- 7. The chase -- 8. Size and age of rorquals -- 9. On board a factory ship -- 10. Krill -- 11. The sperm whale -- 12. Humpback and sei whales -- 13. High and dry -- 14. How many whales? -- Appendix: Scientific names.
Summary: The author describes his days on the whalers and whaling stations of the Antarctic and surveys the known biological facts about the whale, its unhappy relationship with man and its future as a species.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-271) and index.

1. Southern heyday -- 2. Whales, dolphins and porpoises -- 3. Produce of whales -- 4. History of whaling -- 5. At the whaling statrion -- 6. The rorqual -- 7. The chase -- 8. Size and age of rorquals -- 9. On board a factory ship -- 10. Krill -- 11. The sperm whale -- 12. Humpback and sei whales -- 13. High and dry -- 14. How many whales? -- Appendix: Scientific names.

The author describes his days on the whalers and whaling stations of the Antarctic and surveys the known biological facts about the whale, its unhappy relationship with man and its future as a species.

GRETA POINT: 599.5 OMM

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