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The Resource Lost Antarctica : adventures in a disappearing land, James McClintock

Lost Antarctica : adventures in a disappearing land, James McClintock

Label
Lost Antarctica : adventures in a disappearing land
Title
Lost Antarctica
Title remainder
adventures in a disappearing land
Statement of responsibility
James McClintock
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hidden between the ice and snow of Antarctica is a world unlike any other. Bitter cold, scarce resources, and six months a year without sunlight make this frozen landscape virtually uninhabitable for humans. Yet these harsh conditions have created a unique and fascinating world of unusual plants and curious animals, mostly amphibians
Summary
Surveys Antarctica's diverse plant and animal life while raising awareness about how its fragile ecosystems are being threatened by global warming
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10144217
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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McClintock, James B.
Dewey number
559.89
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica
Target audience
adult
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adventures in a disappearing land
Label
Lost Antarctica : adventures in a disappearing land, James McClintock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Journeys South -- ch. 2 It Is All about the Ice -- ch. 3 Life Adrift: The Small Organisms Matter -- ch. 4 Antarctic Seafloor: An Oasis in the Desert -- ch. 5 Polar Acid Seas -- ch. 6 The March of the King Crabs -- ch. 7 Ghost Rookeries: The Decline of the Adelie Penguin -- ch. 8 Closing the Gap: Antarctica as a Global Solution
Control code
000048711803
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 231 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780230112452
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Lost Antarctica : adventures in a disappearing land, James McClintock
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Journeys South -- ch. 2 It Is All about the Ice -- ch. 3 Life Adrift: The Small Organisms Matter -- ch. 4 Antarctic Seafloor: An Oasis in the Desert -- ch. 5 Polar Acid Seas -- ch. 6 The March of the King Crabs -- ch. 7 Ghost Rookeries: The Decline of the Adelie Penguin -- ch. 8 Closing the Gap: Antarctica as a Global Solution
Control code
000048711803
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 231 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780230112452
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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