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Land of Extremes: A Natural History of the Arctic North Slope of Alaska
By University of Alaska Press
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ean: 9781602231818, isbn: 1602231818,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
This book is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of the North Slope, the only arctic tundra in the United States. The first section provides detailed information on climate, geology, landforms, and ecology. The second provides a guide to the identification and natural history of the common animals and plants and a primer on the human prehistory of the region from the Pleistocene through the mid-twentieth century. The appendix provides the framework for a tour of the natural history feat

Canada's Western Arctic: Including the Dempster Highway
By Gordon Soules Book Publishers
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780968791004, isbn: 096879100X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
ANNOTATION: A 352 page travel guide to Canada's Western Arctic, an area of Canada between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole. The book includes over 300 colour photographs and maps. Topics include tripplanning, accommodations, weather, daily life in Canada's Western Arctic, events, outdoor activities, national and territorial parks, communities, the people, land and water, and plants and animals. This book has the benefit of over one hundred contributors, including local residents with a lifet

Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
By Smithsonian Books
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ean: 9781588343772, isbn: 1588343774,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast’s Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors’ powerful personal essays and Richard’s stunning photography transport readers to this vibrant region, joining Smithsonian archaeological expeditions and trekking in vast and amazing terrain. Following

Relics of the Franklin Expedition: Discovering Artifacts from the Doomed Arctic Voyage of 1845
By McFarland & Company
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ean: 9781476667188, isbn: 1476667187,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Sir John Franklin's Arctic expedition departed England in 1845 with two Royal Navy bomb vessels, 129 men and three years' worth of provisions. None were seen again until nearly a decade later, when their bleached bones, broken instruments, books, papers and personal effects began to be recovered on Canada's King William Island. These relics have since had a life of their own--photographed, analyzed, cataloged and displayed in glass cases in London. This book gives a definitive history of their p

Captain Cook's Final Voyage: The Untold Story from the Journals of James Burney and Henry Roberts
By Washington State Univ Pr
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ean: 9780874223576, isbn: 0874223571,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Maritime historian and researcher James K. Barnett transcribed two extraordinary but little-known journals from Captain James Cook’s third exploratory voyage. Two young officers offer remarkable eyewitness accounts at the time of initial European contact, the first reasonably accurate maps of North America’s west coast, the earliest comprehensive report from the Bering Sea ice pack, and the dramatic story of Cook’s death at Kealakekua Bay. Particularly astonishing for accounts of landings

Northern Light: The Arctic and Subarctic Photography of Dave Brosha
By Rocky Mountain Books
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ean: 9781771602983, isbn: 1771602988,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Featuring remarkable landscapes and powerful portraits, Dave Brosha’s first book of photography transports the viewer to stunning Arctic and Subarctic locations.“Epic, awesome shots …” ―Martin Hartley, National Geographic contributing photographer“Amazing shots …” ―Phil Plait, “Bad Astronomy” from Discover magazine“One of the most celebrated creative photographers in the world …” ―Nikon“Critically acclaimed … spectacular photos …” ―The Globe and MailDave B

Into the Light: A Family's Epic Journey
By Beowulf Pub Co
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ean: 9781930086043, isbn: 1930086040,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A remarkable story of a conventional family of five living a very unconventional life afloat. Into the Light chronicles the inspiring adventures of Dave and Jaja Martin and their crew of three young children as they refit a 33-foot sailboat on a shoestring budget, then test their limits sailing to the pack ice above the Arctic Circle. With their rugged self-sufficiency, commitment to family, and warm sense of humor, the unique approach to life chronicled in Dave and Jaja's book will resonate for

Antarctica Cruising Guide: Includes Antarctic Peninsula, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Ross Sea
By Eurospan
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ean: 9781927249253, isbn: 1927249252,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Now packed with even more breathtaking color photographs, wildlife descriptions, and detailed area maps, this updated edition to a bestselling Antarctica travel guide includes fascinating, full accounts of interesting places, spectacular landscapes, and local plants and wildlife—from penguins and other birds to whales, seals, and myriad mammals. A definitive field guide to Antarctica, this book caters to South Pole visitors traveling by luxury liner, adventure cruise, or private boat. Written

Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind
By Allyn & Bacon
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ean: 9780205483389, isbn: 0205483380,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The third edition of Evolutionary Psychology continues to be the premier text for the burgeoning field of evolutionary psychology, and this major update contains nearly 400 new references.

Time on Ice: A Winter Voyage to Antarctica
By International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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ean: 9780070063990, isbn: 0070063990,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Nonfiction narrative of a couple's two-year voyage from Sweden to Antarctica aboard their 40-foot sailboat, during which they allow themselves to be frozen into an isolated Antarctic Pennisula anchorage where they stay through the winter for a total of one year. An ambitious expedition carried out with thorough planning and superb seamanship. The sights, sounds, and thoughts of bluewater voyaging and an Antarctic winter conveyed through easy-flowing text and first-class photos. In 1989, Deborah

Historical Atlas of the Arctic
By University of Washington Press
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ean: 9780295983585, isbn: 0295983582,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The vast empty spaces of the Poles were the last frontier to be assailed by explorers intent on achieving a geographical goal―the North Pole was finally reached in 1909. But long before that men sailed the seas searching for an easier and shorter path to the riches of the orient, and the mapmakers of the day translated sparse information, turning it into often stunningly beautiful maps. The fact that most of the information required to make such a map was missing or erroneous mattered little;

The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909
By Brand: Carroll n Graf
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ean: 9780786706846, isbn: 0786706848,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Shackleton's own thrilling account of his first Antarctic expedition and astonishing march to reach the South Pole.With the same drama and adventure of Shackleton's later memoir, South, Heart of the Antarctic chronicles the first polar expedition he led himself, which lasted over a year and included triumph, defeat, and harrowing experiences. In 1906, Lieutenant Ernest Shackleton decided that he would make his own attempt to reach the South Pole, having been frustrated by his experiences on Capt

A Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife: The Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the Southern Ocean
By A&C Black
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mpn: 9780713664065, ean: 9780713664065, isbn: 0713664061,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
This work is a guide to the wildlife of the Antarctic continent, the Southern Ocean and all the subantarctic islands. It covers all aspects of Antarctic ecology and includes a detailed identification guide to the birds and mammals found in this largely unspoilt region.New. Mint Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Guaranteed packaging. No quibbles returns.

Voyage Through the Antarctic
By Alfred a Knopf Inc
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ean: 9780394528588, isbn: 0394528581,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The authors describe their experiences during a two month trip through the waters of the Antarctic observing the region's wildlife

Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe, Books a la Carte Plus Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (8th Edition)
By Pearson
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ean: 9780134243108, isbn: 0134243102,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value—this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations

Antarctic Peninsula: A Visitor's Guide
By Natural History Museum, London
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ean: 9780565094652, isbn: 0565094653,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Fully revised with a new chapter on climate change and updated and expanded maps. Focusing on the geography and physical phenomena of this remote region, this book contains all the information visitors will need during their trip. It describes and explains the geographical setting, climate and weather, geology, glaciology, and much more, and includes the location of research stations and historic sites. Drawing on the world-class scientific and cartographic expertise of BAS, the guide is perfect

The Painted Forest (In Place)
By West Virginia University Press
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ean: 9781949199192, isbn: 1949199193,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
In this often-surprising book of essays, Krista Eastman explores the myths we make about who we are and where we’re from. The Painted Forest uncovers strange and little-known “home places”—not only the picturesque hills and valleys of the author’s childhood in rural Wisconsin, but also tourist towns, the “under-imagined and overly caricatured” Midwest, and a far-flung station in Antarctica where the filmmaker Werner Herzog makes an unexpected appearance.The Painted Forest upends ea

Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All
By Sasquatch Books
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ean: 9781632172662, isbn: 1632172666,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Both a love letter and a call to action, this narrative and photographic book chronicles the author and his wife in their quest to see every penguin species on the planet. In the process, he muses about adventure, conservation, and what it is about penguins that captures our hearts.Every Penguin in the World tracks author-photographer Charles Bergman's forays around the southern hemisphere--from the Galapagos to South Africa to the Antarctic--in his quest to see all 18 species of penguins in the

Polar Bears: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior
By Johns Hopkins University Press
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mpn: 34878732, ean: 9781421403052, isbn: 1421403056,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Honorable Mention, 2012 National Outdoor Book AwardsThe polar bear, king of the Arctic, is one of the world’s most recognizable animals. Images of the majestic beasts roaming across the ice cap, plunging into frigid waters, and playing with furry cubs have come to symbolize the beauty and grandeur of the Arctic. Andrew E. Derocher and Wayne Lynch have spent decades following the bears, and this book offers the most comprehensive and readable review of their biology, ecology, behavior, and cons

Concise World Atlas: Everything You Need to Know About Our Planet Today
By Dk Pub
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ean: 9781465444998, isbn: 1465444998,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
More than 640 high-definition maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques bring you the world in more detail than ever before.Now fully revised and updated to reflect recent geopolitical changes, this essential desktop reference provides a concise but comprehensive overview of the physical, political, economic, and demographic geography of the world. Fact files on all 196 nations give a snapshot of each territory, and informative text, photographs, and diagrams bring the maps to life

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