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The magnetic north : notes from the Arctic circle

Author: Sara Wheeler
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Ten years after her bestselling book on the Antarctic, "Terra Incognita," Wheeler journeys to the opposite pole to take the measure of what is at once the most pristine place on Earth and the locus of global warming.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wheeler, Sara.
Magnetic north.
(DLC) 2010014576
(OCoLC)606405526
Named Person: Sara Wheeler; Sara Wheeler; Sara Wheeler
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Wheeler
ISBN: 9781429991940 1429991941
OCLC Number: 861520770
Notes: "Originally published, in slightly different form, in 2009 by Jonathan Cape, Great Britain"--Title page verso
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 315 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Tips about icebergs --
No cows : the Arctic in Asian Russia --
Five hundred Alaskan whores : the American Arctic --
Rock talk : the Canadian Arctic --
Beautiful routes to knowledge : Greenland --
Watchdogs and whales : Svalbard --
Four legs good : Lapland --
Ship of fools : the Arctic Ocean and its passages --
The spirit lives : the Arctic in European Russia.
Responsibility: Sara Wheeler.

Abstract:

Ten years after her bestselling book on the Antarctic, "Terra Incognita," Wheeler journeys to the opposite pole to take the measure of what is at once the most pristine place on Earth and the locus of global warming.

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