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reefs of Taprobane

Arthur C. Clarke

reefs of Taprobane

underwater adventures aroundCeylon

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by Muller .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith photographs by Mike Wilson.
The Physical Object
Pagination232p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18774933M

This is a great site to get a taste of the wreck diving available in Sri Lanka. Taprobane Reefs – Well offshore, some of the most pristine diving in Sri Lanka can be found on these reefs immortalized by Authur C. Clarke in his book The Reefs of Taprobane. Large patch reefs punctuated with massive coral domes are typical here.   In fact, there are over a dozen wrecks that can be accessed from Colombo. It is also a great starting point to see many coral reefs nearby. The Taprobane East Wreck, around 32 metres deep, is considered a world-class site by divers. It .

In the early s Clarke signed a three-book publishing deal, a record for a science-fiction writer at the time. The first of the three was Rendezvous with Rama in , which won all the main genre awards and spawned sequels that, with the series, formed the backbone of his later career.. In a taped interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Born: 16 December , Minehead, .   ISBN I have seen this advertised on the internet and I am the proud owner of an autographed copy. Rodney was featured in "Modern Spearfishing" by Vane Ivanovich, "Reefs of Taprobane", "Indian Ocean Adventure" and "Treasure of the Great Reef", all three by Arthur C. Clarke.

Contact us and book your dive! Map of Basses reef and the locations of the two light houses: A Giant Trevally races along the reef () Remnants of a ship wreck on the sea side of the ridge () Remnants of an ancient anchor on the sea side of Basses () Intriguing limestone reefs and caves ( Prolific fish life at the East of Eden. The Reefs of Taprobane Report on Planet Three Science Fiction Hall of fame, III (edited) Three for Tomorrow (edited) Time Probe (edited) Treasure of .


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A most amiable continuation of this author's previous The Coast Of Coral () here brings him back from that expedition and starts him off on one that takes him to Ceylon and the waters on its north, east, south and west — and over the land itself.

He and Mike Wilson, with their new equipment for diving and photography, make their reefs of Taprobane book at Colombo, find new. THE REEFS OF TAPROBANE [Clarke, Arthur C., Photos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

THE REEFS OF TAPROBANEAuthor: Arthur C. Clarke. Diving in Trincomalee is from March to October and offers a diverse range of dive sites on coral reefs, walls and drop offs.

Taprobane Divers runs a range of PADI courses from introduction to Scuba diving for beginners, through to intermediate.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), Reefs of Taprobane.

New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) New York: Harper & Brothers, Hardcover. Near Fine. First American edition. Spine slightly faded, else near fine without dustwrapper. Inscribed by Arthur C. Clarke to his protégé, one-time secretary, and longtime friend Ian Macauley, who was the dedicatee of his first hardcover novel (*Islands in the Sky*): "To Ian and Elsa, with my very best wishes for.

The Reefs of Taprobane – Arthur C. Clarke. The Reefs of Taprobane is the follow-up to renowned science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke’s account of the time he spent diving the Great Barrier Reef, The Coast of ’s the second book in his Blue Planet trilogy – I fear I will not be able to review the third book, Treasures of the Great Reef, since it seems to be long out of print.

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The Reefs of Taprobane by Arthur C. Clarke. ibooks, Incorporated, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

See what your friends are reading. Sign up to see what your friends are reading, get book recommendations, and join the world’s largest community of readers. Taprobane Island is located yards off the southern coast of Sri Lanka in the centre of Weligama bay, which in turn is 3 1/2 hours south of the capital of Colombo and 30 minutes south of the provincial capital of Galle, a town designated by the United Nations as a world heritage site.

In his book The Reefs of Taprobane, Arthur C. Clarke. To book one of these packages, please email us at @ The coasts of Sri Lanka offer some outstanding diving on coral reefs, walls, drop-offs and wrecks.

In the surrounding waters of both in Negombo and Trincomalee, there are. THE REEFS OF TAPROBANE by Clarke Arthur C. Ibooks, 1st printing. Looking for new underwater worlds to conquer, Arthur Clarke and Mike Wilson followed up their expedition to Australia's Great Barrier Reef described in The Coast of Coral by exploring the romantic seas surrounding Ceylon.

Paperback. fine trade paperback. The area has a number of dive sites where underwater masonry and other features can also be found. The famous Arthur C Clarke noted these sites in his book ‘the Reefs of Taprobane’. The Trincomalee area is also becoming very popular for dolphin and whale watching.

Gorgonian Gardens, Colombo. Buy The Reefs of Taprobane (Blue Planet Trilogy) Reprint by Arthur C. Clarke (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. Taprobane Reefs – Well offshore, some of the most pristine diving in Sri Lanka can be found on these reefs immortalized by Authur C.

Clarke in his book The Reefs of Taprobane. Large patch reefs punctuated with massive coral domes are typical here. Marine life is abundant including large rays and schooling fish.

By T. Antony Raj On NovemCount Maurice de Mauny-Talvande died of a sudden heart attack at 3 o’clock in the afternoon while visiting a friend at the Chelvarayan Estate, Navatkuli, miles (6 km) south of Jaffna in Ceylon.

John Lambert, an English solicitor at the Chelvarayan Estate, is registered as the person who buried the body of. He subsequently described it in his book The Reefs of Taprobane. This was his second diving book after the The Coast of Coral.

[33] Though Clarke lived mostly in Colombo, he set up a small diving school and a simple dive shop near e works: Childhood's End, A. The Reefs of Taprobane, Arthur C. Clarke (with photographs by Mike Wilson) (Harper Brothers, ). Now how's this for alternative history? Inworld famous ocean explorer and promoter of ecological tourism Sir Arthur C.

Clarke celebrates his 90th : Frederick Paul Kiesche III. about diving, his most popular book was possibly "The Reefs of Taprobane." A list of his books and dates published are as follows: The coast of Coral - The Reefs of Taprobane - *** The first five fathoms - The challenge of the sea - Indian Ocean adventure Treasure of the great reef - Indian Ocean treasure -   Taprobana: Classical Knowledge of an Island in the Opposite-Earth This book presents the latest research about the Taprobana – a historical name for an island of the Antichthones (“opposite-world”), in the Eastern Sea, described by some Roman classic writers.

After gathering abundance evidence, the author finally proofs that .