Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places

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Little, Brown and Company, 2009 - Arctic regions - 292 pages
From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton's expedition to "The Year Without Summer," Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold--real, icy, 40-below cold.

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About the author (2009)

Bill Streever chairs the North Slope Science Initiative's Science Technical Advisory Panel in Alaska and serves on many related committees, including a climate change advisory panel. A biologist, he lives with his son in Anchorage, where he hikes, bikes, camps, scuba dives, and cross country skies, as often as the weather allows.

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