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Antarctica and the Arctic: The Complete Encyclopedia

Out of Print

By: David McGonigal and Lynn Woodworth

608 pages, Col photos, col illus, maps

Firefly Books

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #126391 | ISBN: 1552975452
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About this book

Covers the following topics: Geography and geology; Climate and weather; Ice, icebergs, glaciers and land formations; History and exploration; Wildlife and flora - how unique life has evolved in a very harsh environment; Polar science - the scientists who live and work in Antarctica, the research bases; Icebreaker shipping and tourism; Politics and treaties and the interested parties, including the 1988 Minerals Convention; The people of the Arctic; and Conservation and the future (specific Polar issues, such as melting of the ice caps and ozone depletion).


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