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Islands of the Arctic

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ISBN-10: 0521813336

ISBN-13: 9780521813334

Edition: 2002

Authors: Julian Dowdeswell, Michael J. Hambrey

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The Arctic islands are characterised by beautiful mountains and glaciers, in which the wildlife lives in delicate balance with its environment. This is a stunning visual guide to one of Earth's last wilderness areas.
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/25/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 298
Size: 10.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.124
Language: English

1. Introduction: the geography of the Arctic Islands; 2. Evolution of the Arctic Islands; 3. Weather, climate and atmospheric effects; 4. Glaciers and ice sheets; 5. Icebergs and sea ice; 6. Frost action; 7. Arctic coasts, rivers and lakes; 8. The biotic environment: fauna and flora; 9. Indigenous peoples, exploration and environmental islands.