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Eyewitness Arctic & Antarctic [electronic resource] / written by Barbara Taylor ; photographed by Geoff Brightling.

Taylor, Barbara, 1954- (Author). Brightling, Geoff, illustrator. (Added Author). Taylor, Barbara, 1954- Arctic & Antartic. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780756698997 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0756698995 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: London ; DK Pub., ©2012.

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General Note: Revised edition of: Arctic & Antartic / written by Barbara Taylor ; photographed by Geoff Brightling. 1st American ed. 1995.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: The ends of the earth -- The arctic and tundra -- The antarctic -- Life in antarctic waters -- Migrants and residents -- Adaptable animals -- Plant life -- Birds of the arctic -- Birds of the antarctic -- Lords of the skies -- Ocean wanderer -- Penguine parade -- Emperors of the antarctic -- King of the arctic -- The mighty moose -- Tundra mammals -- Reindeer and caribou -- Company of wolves -- The weighty walrus -- Suited to the sea -- Giants of the seas -- A herding life -- Hunters of the north -- Discovering the arctic -- Race for the pole -- Staying warm and safe -- Polar travel -- Life at the poles -- Last frontiers -- Mapping Antarctica -- Mapping the arctic -- Climate -- past and future -- Species status.
Summary, etc.: Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Zoology > Polar regions.
Polar regions.
Genre: Electronic books.

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