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by Terry. Shannon

Subcategory: Children
Author: Terry. Shannon
ISBN: 0516088025
ISBN13: 978-0516088020
Publisher: Children's Press (March 1973)
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A brief introduction to the geography of Antarctica and the history of its exploration from the eighteenth century to the present. A Golden Gate junior book.

A brief introduction to the geography of Antarctica and the history of its exploration from the eighteenth century to the present.

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probing the mysteries of the white continent. Published 1973 by Childrens Press in Chicago. 70 p. Number of pages.

Summary, et. A brief introduction to the geography of Antarctica and the history of its exploration from the eighteenth century to the present.

Publication, Distribution, et. Chicago,. Childrens Press (c). Physical Description: 70 p. illus. Summary, et. Geographic Name: Antarctica Juvenile literature. Genre/Form: Juvenile materials. Personal Name: Payzant, Charles.

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At . 0008 people per square kilometre, it is by far the least densely populated continent

Watchful satellites sail overhead; probing radar and lasers have allowed scientists . And yet, in spite of the reach of these new tools, the continent still holds its secrets close

Watchful satellites sail overhead; probing radar and lasers have allowed scientists to peer beneath the thick ice. And yet, in spite of the reach of these new tools, the continent still holds its secrets close. Many mysteries remain, and they are far more intricate and nuanced than the uncharted wilderness Amundsen and Scott confronted. In the middle of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, the team was traveling across ice 2 miles (3 km) thick, when something strange started to happen, according to Robin Bell, a geophysicist and professor at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

goes well beyond describing the mammals and birds, offering a general treatise on the natural history of Antarctica. The range maps for the birds are fairly large and show the entire antarctic continent and southern ocean with the tips of South America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

CHAPTER TWO. The Mystery of Coniston Water. Later that day Julie is sitting on the sofa in the living room reading a book.

txt 40 Кб. CHAPTER ONE. Julie Wants a Holiday. CHAPTER TWO. Her brother Paul is lying on the rug in front of the coffee table, watching tennis on the TV. Suddenly he jumps up. Now I remember, he says.

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