Arctic and Antarctic by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Fascinating photographs and certain info. i have used it within the lecture room for a source for historical past info at the Artic. My scholars loved paging via it and discovered much from it.

Show description

Read or Download Arctic and Antarctic PDF

Best geography & cultures books

The Twins 1 The Dutch Twins Illustrated Edition

Throughout the eyes of equipment and Kat, five year-old twins, we capture a glimpse of existence in Holland a century in the past. We keep on with them as they cross fishing with grandfather, subscribe to their father on marketplace day, support their mom round the condominium, force the milk cart, and get new skates. the tale attracts to a detailed on St.

Encyclopedia of Historic Places

The three-volume "Encyclopedia of ancient areas, Revised version" identifies and offers attention-grabbing historical past details on towns, cities, districts, territories, and international locations around the globe. With greater than 9,000 A-to-Z entries and a full-color insert in every one quantity, this revised set is far extra accomplished and colourful than the former variation.

Additional resources for Arctic and Antarctic

Sample text

American naval Commander Robert Peary had always dreamed of reaching the North Pole. On earlier attempts, he lost his toes to frostbite! We know it can be done! Avery’s crew recreate the historic image of Peary’s team, above. No way back Global warming causes the Arctic ice to melt earlier and earlier each year, so Avery could not follow Peary’s return trail. Faithful friends Like Peary, Avery (right) used eight Canadian Inuit dogs to pull each sled. These are much stronger than regular huskies.

35 The modern world Modern facts •At Antarctica’s McMurdo station, seawater has the salt removed so humans can use it. •Iqaluit, Nunavut, is Canada’s fastest-growing community. Polar lands are not just vast landscapes of ice and snow—there are lots of modern towns in the Arctic. Antarctica has no towns, but there are important scientific research centers there. •Antarctic visitors use the term “big eye” for sleep problems caused by 24-hour daylight. This balloon will gather information about the Earth’s ozone layer.

Back: Bryan and Cherry Alexander Photography: Hans Jensen. Brrr! Find out what itÕs like in some of the coldest, snowiest, most frozen places in the world. Consultants Bryan and Cherry Alexander are writers and photographers who have specialized in polar regions since 1971.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.74 of 5 – based on 35 votes

Published by admin