Aquanauts - Expedition to the Siljan Ring
|H. Stensson ; E. Mellqvist Eds.
|Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing
Located in central Sweden, the Siljan Ring is a prehistoric impact crater which resulted from a major meteorite impact around 377 million years ago. It is one of the fifteen largest known impact craters on Earth and the largest in Europe, with a diameter of about 52 kilometres. In September 1897, Beata Gardelius, a palaeontologist at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, and Inga-Lisa Blomgren, assistant at the Institute of Geology in Uppsala, disappeared during an expedition to the area. The fate of the two women had remained unknown until an anonymous donation arrived at the Ontological Museum in Stockholm, containing notes and diaries, photographic negatives, a strange skull, more…
|184 p, ills colour & bw, 22 x 30 cm, hb, English
Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing