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Encyclopedia of the Antarctic

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages1408
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Open LibraryOL7498024M
ISBN 100415970245
ISBN 109780415970242


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Encyclopedia of the Antarctic by Beau Riffenburgh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic covers these areas as well as a few related geographic locations. Editor Riffenburgh is affiliated with the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge. The encyclopedia follows Encyclopedia of the Arctic, published by Routledge in The detail of coverage is amazing.5/5(1).

Encyclopedia of the Antarctic User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Edited by historian Riffenburgh (associate, Univ. of Cambridge, Scott Polar Research Inst.), this encyclopedia endeavors to "cover the entire scope of Antarctic knowledge" with close to articles 5/5(1).

The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic brings together large quantities of information on the wide variety of factors, issues and individuals influencing and relating to the Antarctic. No comparable book currently exists for this region. "Antarctica: An Encyclopedia from Abbott Ice Shelf to Zooplankton" is a gem that everyone interested in Antarctica should pick up.

It has natural history, explorer history, photos, maps, and just about anything else you could want in an Antarctica encyclopedia/5(7). The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic brings together large quantities of information on the wide variety of factors, issues and individuals influencing and relating to the Antarctic.

No comparable book currently exists for this by: No comparable book currently exists for this region. The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic discusses scientific activities and topics, but the 'human element' is also a significant part of the work, with entries on history, politics, legal issues, national research programs, scientific bases, historic huts, the United Nation's 'Question of.

The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic contains entries on a wide variety of factors, issues, and individuals influencing and relating to the Antarctic. Coverage includes well-established topics, but also areas of recent research or current concern such as political, legal, environmental, tourism, technological, and philosophical issues.

Antarctica, the world’s southernmost continent, is almost wholly covered by an ice sheet and is about million square miles ( million square km) in size. It is divided into East Antarctica (largely composed of a high ice-covered plateau) and West Antarctica (an archipelago of ice-covered mountainous islands).

ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC. Geographers, explorers, fisherfolk, and entrepreneurs had very different attitudes toward the extreme north and extreme south in the early modern period.

Neither pole was seen as inhabitable, although interactions with Inuit and Lapps from the sixteenth century on caused Europeans to modify this view. No comparable book currently exists for this region. The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic discusses scientific activities and topics, but the ‘human element’ is also a significant part of the work, with entries on history, politics, legal issues, national research programs, scientific bases, historic huts, the United Nation’s ‘Question of.

The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic discusses scientific activities and topics, but the 'human element' is also a significant part of the work, with entries on history, politics, legal issues, national research programs, scientific bases, historic huts, the United Nation's 'Question of Antarctica,' compliance with the Environmental Protocol, and Author: Beau Riffenburgh.

An up-to-date and authoritative one-volume reference offering comprehensive coverage of the biology, climatology, oceanography, geology, history and current legal, political and human aspects of the Antarctic continent and the surrounding ocean and islands.* Edited by Dr Bernard Stonehouse - a research scientist, writer and editor with wide-ranging field.

Because the person who posted the video can’t read very well and doesn’t understand the terminology used in geography. They kept referring to the Encyclopedia Britannica while showing a book called the Encyclopedia Americana in multiple places.

The Antarctic is the area around the Earth's South is opposite the Arctic region which is around the North Antarctic includes the continent of Antarctica and the ices, waters and islands in the Southern Ocean. References. The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic brings together large quantities of information on the wide variety of factors, issues, and individuals influencing and relating to the Antarctic.

No comparable book currently exists for this region. Antarctica is the Earth's southernmost is on the South is almost entirely south of the Antarctic Antarctica is the Southern is the fifth-largest continent in area after Asia, Africa, North America, and South America.

About 99% Internet This chapter explores the species Arctocephalus gazella also known as Antarctic fur seal. The species was described from a young female specimen collected at the Kerguelen Islands during the expedition, between and Antarctic fur seals are part of the group Arctocephalinae and evolved to their present form in the past 2–3 million years.

Antarctica - Antarctica - Climate: The unique weather and climate of Antarctica provide the basis for its familiar appellations—Home of the Blizzard and White Desert.

By far the coldest continent, Antarctica has winter temperatures that range from − °F (− °C), the world’s lowest recorded temperature, measured at Vostok Station (Russia) on Jon the high. 'The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic is a work of high academic distinction. It demands the rigorous attention of historians, scientists and environmentalists alike.' - Reference Reviews "The first authoritative reference point for the Antarctic and provides the reader with a comprehensive range of subjects all laid out clearly and with excellent.

Buy Encyclopedia of the Antarctic: v. 1 & v. 2 1 by Riffenburgh, Beau (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.

Antarctic Press is a San Antonio-based comic book publishing company which publishes "Amerimanga" style comic books. The company also produces "how-to" and "you can" comics, instructing on areas of comic book creation and craft.

Beginning publishing inAntarctic Press has produced over titles with a total circulation of over 5 million. [citation needed] Founder: Ben Dunn. The name Antarctica is the romanised version of the Greek compound word ἀνταρκτική (antarktiké), feminine of ἀνταρκτικός (antarktikós), meaning "opposite to the Arctic", "opposite to the north".

Aristotle wrote in his book Meteorology about an Antarctic region in c. Marinus of Tyre reportedly used the name in his unpreserved world map from the 2nd century Area: 14, km² (5, sq mi). The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic comprises free-standing entries of to words in length, which appear in alphabetical order.

These range from factual, data-driven entries such as biographies, wildlife details, and statements about national Antarctic programmes, to longer, thematic overviews on major themes, to analytical. The Complete Guide To Antarctic Wildlife: This beautifully illustrated book is a complete guide to the wildlife and natural history of the Antarctic Region.

It covers the Antarctic continent, the Southern Ocean and the Subantarctic Islands. CHECK IT OUTAuthor: Amanda Zeisset.

This is widely regarded as being the best Antarctic book ever written, and by some - the best travel book ever written. Never out of print since first published in 'Cherry' was the 2nd youngest and one of the bravest on Captain Scott's famously fatal expedition of to be the first to reach the South Pole.

Encyclopedia Americana Vol II, (Before the Antarctic Treaty and Apollo missions) mentions DOME over Antarctica at feet high. Original video: http. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This single volume encyclopedia of pages is a useful new edition to Antarctic literature as an easy reference source for topics set out in alphabetical order.

The format is quarto with two columns per page, except for large tables or figures. There is also a three page fold-out map of the. The oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface, and are critical components of Earth’s climate system.

This new edition of Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences summarizes the breadth of knowledge about them, providing revised, up to date entries as well coverage of new topics in the field. New and expanded sections include microbial ecology, high latitude systems and the.

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE FRGS (15 February – 5 January ) was a polar explorer. Shakleton led three British expeditions to the was one of the principal figures of the "Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration".

The Shackletons were originally from Yorkshire, but Shackleton was born in County Kildare, Ireland. Shackleton and his Anglo-Irish. Tales that happen at, around, on or beneath the frigid chilly Antarctic continent describing intensely cold temperatures, ferocious winds or icy waters!.

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The Encyclopedia of the Antarctic comprises free-standing, alphabetically ordered entries of to words in length. These range from factual, data-driven entries, such as biographies, wildlife details, and statements about national Antarctic programmes, to longer overviews on major themes and analytical discussions of issues that are.

Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Format: Book; 2 v.: ill., maps ; 29 cm. Encyclopedia of the Antarctic / Beau Riffenburgh, editor | National Library of Australia.

Title. The Antarctic book: winter quarters By. Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, Mawson, Douglas, Sir,   The Antarctic midge is endemic to Antarctica. At – inches long, it is the largest purely terrestrial animal on the continent, as well as its only insect.

Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country. Antarctica is the only continent that does not have land areas below sea level.

Alfred Lansing’s best selling book tells the extraordinary tale of survival and recounts the epic stories of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

It’s the gripping account of Shackleton’s legendary perseverance, his leadership and the attempts to bring his entire crew home safely after losing his ship in the ice; an unforgettable.

Antarctica (ăntärk`tĭkə, –är`tĭkə), the fifth largest continent, c.5, sq mi (14, sq km), asymmetrically centered on the South Pole and almost entirely within the Antarctic Circle.

Geology and Geography. Antarctica consists of two major regions: W Antarctica (c.2, sq mi/6, sq km), a mountainous archipelago that includes the Antarctic Peninsula.

From Britannica, an online encyclopedia resource for kids in grades K with safe, fact-checked, age-appropriate content for homework help and learning. Encyclopedia of the Antarctic edited by B.

Riffenburgh Routledge, New York, ISBN 2 volumes. £ Article (PDF Available) in Antarctic Science 20(02). Before the Antarctic Treaty was signed. The First Five Editions of the BOOK OF MORMON (,) #3 - Duration: Reid Moon Recommended for you. A lovely sharing book or for children to enjoy on their own.

Paul - webmaster. Byrd & Igloo: A Polar Adventure Samantha Seiple Ages 8 - 12 Buy USA Buy UK Free world delivery. BYRD & IGLOO is the first narrative nonfiction book to tell the daring adventures of legendary polar explorer and aviator Richard Byrd and his lovable dog explorer, Igloo.

In the last sixty years, the poles have warmed up to more than twice the rate of the rest of the world, while the Antarctica Peninsula, the area photographed in this book, has warmed by up to five times the global average.Antarctic 1. the. Also called: Antarctic Zone.

Antarctica and the surrounding waters 2. of or relating to the south polar regions Antarctic the south polar region, including the continent of Antarctica and the surrounding oceanic area of the Southern Ocean and small islands.

General information. The boundary of the antarctic is the line of the northern.Use the following template to cite a encyclopedia article using the Antarctic Science citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for .