A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic

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University of Chicago Press, 1994 - Nature - 327 pages
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Whether planning an arctic journey, doing one, or enjoying memories of one, this book is indispensable. Designed as a compact source of information for those who must limit their load--hikers, kayakers, canoeists, rafters, photographers, and naturalists of all kinds--this guide will ensure that naturalists in the Arctic miss nothing.
 

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Pielou (After the Ice Age, LJ 3/1/91) again focuses on the far North in this guide to the natural history of the Arctic. While broader in scope than Bryan Sage's Arctic and Its Wildlife (LJ 4/1/87 ... Read full review

Contents

Sky
1
Climate and Atmosphere
15
Terrain
27
Seas
62
Plant Life
76
Birds
191
Mammals
254
Fish
299
Insects
307
Index
321
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