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Expedition to the Arctic

Series: Travelling Wild Volume: 5

By: Alex Woolf (Author)

32 pages, colour photos

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Jul 2014 | #218292 | ISBN-13: 9780750283243
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€10 approx
Hardback | Jul 2013 | #218293 | ISBN-13: 9780750277235
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

About this book

Follow a traveller's diary of an expedition to the frozen North Pole! Find out how to gear yourself up for the trip, about the animals and plants that thrive in extreme conditions, landscape features, ecology, climate, industry and people. Discover how animals such as whales and polar bears survive living on pack ice and ice floes, and what life is like for Arctic explorers who brave 24-hour darkness and treacherous conditions to learn more about this challenging climate.


- Journey to the North Pole
- Arrival at Resolute Bay
- The Inuit
- Reaching the Pack Ice
- A Cold, Dark World
- Travelling on the Ice
- Health Issues
- Light
- Effects
- Wildlife
- Human Habitation
- Global Warming
- At the Pole
- The Return Journey


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Alex Woolf studied history at Essex University, and has written and edited many 20th century history titles for young people.

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