Eyewitness Arctic & Antarctic [electronic resource] / written by Barbara Taylor ; photographed by Geoff Brightling.
- 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.
|General Note:|| Revised edition of: Arctic & Antartic / written by Barbara Taylor ; photographed by Geoff Brightling. 1st American ed. 1995.
|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.
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