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My Arctic summer

Author: Agnieszka Latocha; Monika Cesarz
Publisher: Dunbeath, Caithness, Scotland, UK : Whittles Publishing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spitsbergen is the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago, approximately 600 miles from the North Pole. In this book, the author describes her experiences during three polar expeditions to the High Arctic, and conveys to the reader the essence of this fragile environment, the atmosphere, the landscape, nature and people of Spitsbergen.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agnieszka Latocha; Monika Cesarz
ISBN: 9781849950442 184995044X
OCLC Number: 861916553
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Description: x, 127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.Beginning --
2.Community --
3.Tundra --
4.Daily life --
5.Radio --
6.Visitors --
7.Past --
8.Hus --
9.Time and changes --
10.Glaciers --
11.Wind --
12.The sacred --
13.Farewell --
14.Epilogue.
Responsibility: Agnieszka Latocha ; translated by Monika Cesarz.

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