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The World of Tides

A Journey Through the Coastal Waters of Planet Earth

By William Thomson

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A journey round the world's most extraordinary coasts and seas

In The Book of Tides, William Thomson took the reader on a mesmerising journey round the coast of Britain. Now, he sets out with his surfboard and tidal compass to encounter the waters of the world, charting his most extraordinary sights and experiences. These include the whirlpools of the Arctic circle, the world's biggest ever surfed wave off Portugal, the strongest whirlpool in Norway and, in Australia, the most dangerous rapids known to us.

With the enticing combination of William's passionate text and collectible mapping illustrations, this is a book for anyone who feels the pull of the tides and call of the sea.

FEATURING:
New Zealand
Australia
Portugal
France
England
Scotland
Norway
The Netherlands
Spain
Indonesia
China
Japan
USA
Canada
Belize

Biographical Notes

William Thomson is an artist, author and oceanographer. He runs the website tidalcompass.com where he produces hand-illustrated tidal charts. He lives wherever the water is best.

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  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 224
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