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Higher and colder : a history of extreme physiology and exploration

Author: Vanessa Heggie
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Heggie
ISBN: 9780226650883 022665088X
OCLC Number: 1082338545
Description: 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: higher and colder --
Gasping lungs --
Frozen fields --
Local knowledge --
Blood on the mountain --
Conclusion: death and other frontiers.
Responsibility: Vanessa Heggie.

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