The Last Atoll

The Last Atoll

Exploring Hawai'i's Endangered Ecosystems

eBook - 2012
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The Last Atoll is a first-person account of journalist Pamela Frierson's ten-year exploration of the exotic and ecologically significant small lands at the far northwestern end of the Hawaiian island chain. Frierson takes readers on a rare journey to eight of these remote and ancient islands, including the Kure Atoll, the oldest Hawa'i'ian island and the northernmost atoll in the world. In her 1,200-mile travels, Frierson discovers isolated landscapes, undisturbed ecosystems, and a nearly forgotten but well-preserved human history. It is a rich history of discovery by explorers and pirates, pl.
Publisher: San Antonio : Trinity University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781595341242
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 309 pages)


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