The ice: a journey to Antarctica

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University of Iowa Press, 1986 - Nature - 428 pages
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Pyne's 1986 scientific study is more than just a story of a trip to the frozen wastes of Antarctica. In his view, the ice is almost a living thing, with a mind and a soul that deserves to be treated with reverence. More for academics. Read full review

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Half of this book is a detailed, scientific, sometimes rhapsodic dissertation on Antarctica's most prominent feature: ice in its various forms. Interspersed are chapters on the exploration ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue The Berg
1
The Pack
25
The Exploration of Antarctica
65
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Stephen J. Pyne is a professor at Arizona State University. The author of ten acclaimed books on environmental history, he won the 1995 "Los Angeles Times'" Robert Kirsch Award for his career contribution to arts & letters. He lives in Glendale, Arizona.

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