North of the circle

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Philosophical Library, 1951 - Nature - 254 pages
19 popular articles based on a journalist's travels and reading, which describe natural conditions, adventures and modern but more or less legendary characters associated with the north. Such themes as permafrost, farming, the ice pack, trapping, Spitsbergen coaling, exploitation of the Russian north, Americanization of Alaska, Yellowknife, pitchblende, circumpolar sealing, the Eskimo, the warming Arctic, war-time weather stations, are treated anecdotedly. (AB 22795).

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