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The Resource Polar regions, Paul Mason

Polar regions, Paul Mason

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Polar regions
Title
Polar regions
Statement of responsibility
Paul Mason
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains information about the polar landscape, its extreme climate and often violent weather, the history of exploration and settlement in the polar regions, the special characteristics of polar wildlife on land and in the sea, and how people use and abuse polar resources. The regions around the North and South Poles share a harsh, freezing-cold climate, but this book also explores the important differences between them. Here you will find all you need to know about the unique features of the polar landscape, its extreme climate and often violent weather, the history of exploration and settlement in the polar regions, the special characteristics of polar wildlife on land and in the sea, and how people use and abuse polar resources
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Title
Polar regions
Creator
Summary
Discusses the polar regions, including their differences, climate, wildlife, resources, exploration, and settlement
Subject
Genre
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190192
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 919.8
  • 919.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G587
LC item number
.M38 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Geography fact files
Target audience
juvenile
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Paul Mason
Polar regions, Paul Mason
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Polar regions, Paul Mason
Publication
Note
  • "A+."
  • First published: London : Hodder Wayland, 2004
  • Summary adapted from p. [4] of cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Contents
What are the polar regions? -- Arctic -- Antarctic -- World of ice -- Tundra and taiga -- Climate -- Weather -- Polar oceans -- Resources -- Early history -- Polar exploration -- Polar peoples -- Sub-Arctic peoples -- Survival skills -- Polar land animals -- Polar sea creatures -- Commercial exploitation -- Pollution -- Global warming -- Polar tourism -- Future challenges -- Glossary -- Further information -- Index
Control code
ocm54365515
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Dimensions
29 cm.
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Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9781583404287
Lccn
2004042919
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
Stock number
1236467

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