Outpost : a journey to the wild ends of the earth

Outpost : a journey to the wild ends of the earth
Richards, Dan (Artist)
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  • Published: 2020
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There are still wild places out there on our crowded planet. Through a series of personal journeys, Dan Richards explores the appeal of far-flung outposts in mountains, tundra, forests, oceans and deserts. Following a route from the Cairngorms of Scotland to the fire-watch lookouts of Washington State; from Iceland's 'Houses of Joy' to the Utah desert; frozen ghost towns in Svalbard to shrines in Japan; Roald Dahl's writing hut to a lighthouse in the North Atlantic, Richards explores landscapes which have inspired writers, artists and musicians, and asks: why are we drawn to wilderness? What can we do to protect them? And what does the future hold for outposts on the edge?

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Wilderness areas.


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9781786891570 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Richards, Dan (Artist),


Outpost : a journey to the wild ends of the earth / Dan Richards.

Publication Info:

Edinburgh : Canongate, 2019.

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Physical description:

324 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.

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still image

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General Note:

First published: 2019.

General Note:

Includes bibliographical references.

Personal subject:

Richards, Dan (Artist)--Travel.

Subject term:

Wilderness areas.

Genre index term:

Travel writing.

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