contributions to global earth sciences : proceedings of the IX International Symposium of Antarctic Earth Sciences Potsdam, 2003
  • 477 Pages
  • 2.42 MB
  • English
Springer , Berlin, New York
Geology -- Antarctica -- Congresses, Earth sciences -- Antarctica -- Congresses, Antarctica -- Ge
StatementDieter K. Füttererer ... [et al.] (editors).
ContributionsFütterer, Dieter.
LC ClassificationsQE350 .I53 2003, QE350 .I53 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 477 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18253394M
ISBN 103540306730
LC Control Number2005936395

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A mix of history, geography, myth, and personal truth, this book explores the Antarctic Peninsula, the South Shetland Islands, and the Weddell Sea—the most visited places in Antarctica. Antarctica, a vast land remote from the other continents and still the least known of them all, provides a unique international laboratory for science.

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Ages 4 – 10 yrs. Antarctica – Allan Fowler. Very large print book with only sentences per page and large colour illustrations. Facts about animals, vegetation. Tourism in Antarctica is overseen by the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO). They work alongside the Antarctic treaty to register tour operators and maintain strict environmental standards and Intrepid are registered through our Antarctic partner, Chimu.

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Plott All rights belong to their respectful owners, no copyright infringement intended. Apr 20,  · Without that foundation of knowledge of what is really going on in our world, you may find Salla’s Antarctica book incredible.

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Aristotle wrote in his book Meteorology about an Antarctic region in c. BC.

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With its all glistening inlets, rocky cliff sides, pebbled beaches and floating ice sculptures, the Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost stretch of land on the 7th continent—you’re in for total sensory overload.Antarctic Treaty Summary - the Antarctic region is governed by a system known as the Antarctic Treaty system; the system includes: 1.

the Antarctic Treaty, signed on 1 December and entered into force on 23 Junewhich establishes the legal framework for the management of Antarctica, 2.