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Antarctica and the Arctic Circle (2-Volume Set) A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

By: Andrew J Hund(Editor)
848 pages, 153 illustrations
Publisher: ABC-Clio
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  • Antarctica and the Arctic Circle (2-Volume Set) ISBN: 9781610693929 Hardback Oct 2014 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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Global warming, a hot topic among scholars of geography and science, has led to increased interest in studying the earth's polar ice caps, which seem to be melting at an alarming rate. This accessible, two-volume encyclopedia lays a foundation for understanding global warming and other issues related to the North and South Poles. Approximately 350 alphabetically arranged, user-friendly entries treat key terms and topics, important expeditions, major figures, territorial disputes, and much more.

Readers will find information on the explorations of Cook, Scott, Amundsen, and Peary; articles on humpback whales, penguins, and polar bears; and explanations of natural phenomena like the Aurora Australis and the polar night. Expedition tourism is covered, as is climate change. Ideal for high school and undergraduate students studying geography, social studies, history, and earth science, the encyclopedia will provide a better understanding of these remote and unfamiliar lands and their place in today's world.

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Andrew Hund, MA, PhD, is assistant professor of sociology at the United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain, the UAE. He holds a doctorate in medical sociology from Case Western Reserve University.

By: Andrew J Hund(Editor)
848 pages, 153 illustrations
Publisher: ABC-Clio
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