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The arctic guide : wildlife of the far north / Sharon Chester.

Chester, Sharon, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria 590 CHE (Text) 37521530780677 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 590 CHE (Text) 78551000527805 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780691139753 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 069113975X (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 542 pages : color illustrations, photographs, maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 535-536) and indexes (pages 537-542).
Summary, etc.: The Arctic Guide presents the traveler and naturalist with a portable, authoritative guide to the flora and fauna of earth's northernmost region. Featuring superb color illustrations, this one-of-a-kind book covers the complete spectrum of wildlife--more than 800 species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds, and mammals--that inhabit the Arctic's polar deserts, tundra, taiga, sea ice, and oceans. It can be used anywhere in the entire Holarctic region, including Norway's Svalbard archipelago, Siberia, the Russian Far East, islands of the Bering Sea, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, and Greenland. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, size, habitat, range, scientific name, and the unique characteristics that enable these organisms to survive in the extreme conditions of the Far North. A color distribution map accompanies each species account, and alternative names in German, French, Norwegian, Russian, Inuit, and Inupiaq are also provided.
Subject: Arctic regions.
Zoology--Arctic regions.
Wildlife conservation.
Wildlife watching.
NATURE / Animals / Wildlife.
NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / Polar Regions.
NATURE / Animals / Birds.

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